Concordia Parish lifts burn ban

Published 12:01 am Sunday, July 15, 2012

VIDALIA — The burn ban in Concordia Parish was lifted Saturday evening.

Concordia Parish Police Jury President Melvin Ferrington said he lifted the ban at approximately 5 p.m. after consulting with local fire officials.

“We agreed that we have gotten sufficient rain across the parish to lift the ban,” Ferrington said.

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Residents should still exercise discretion when they choose to burn things, Ferrington said.

Adams County’s burn ban remains in effect.