LIVINGSTON PARISH, La. (WAFB) - A parish-wide burn ban that went into effect Friday, Sept. 27 in Livingston Parish has now been lifted as of Friday, Oct. 11.
Parish officials say the area has received a sufficient amount of rain in order to lift the ban.
Mark Harrell, director of the Livingston Parish Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness (LOHSEP), issued the burn ban effective 6 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 27.
The burn ban was initially issued due to continued dry weather conditions in support of local fire departments.