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West Feliciana Parish Fire Protection Dist. No. 1 issues burn advisory

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WEST FELICIANA PARISH, LA (WAFB) -

A burn advisory is in effect for part of West Feliciana Parish.

Fire Chief James Wood said a burn advisory has been issued for the area within Fire Protection District No. 1.

The advisory took effect at noon Thursday and will remain in effect until further notice.

Wood said the minimum precautions and notifications should be taken if burning is necessary:

Only burn small amounts at a time.
Burn after 8 a.m. and extinguish before 6 p.m.
Maintain a fire watch at all times. DO NOT leave the fire unattended.
Cut extra fire lines around fires.
Have water available for extinguishing spot fires.
Always contact West Feliciana 911 Communications Center at 225-784-3136 before burning.

Wood added those planning to burn anything outside should use extra care.

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