Burn Ban Lifted in Attala – Burn Responsibly

The burn ban for Attala County has officially been lifted, but you should always burn responsibly.  We've gathered some tips for safe outdoor burning.Contact your local fire department to notify them that you are burning so they will only respond to calls about... Read More.

Reminder: Attala County lifts burn ban

The burn ban in Attala County has been lifted.That decision was announced during Monday's meeting of the Attala County Board of Supervisors.Even though the ban is lifted, Attala Central Fire Chief Tim Cox urges those that are burning to not leave their fire unattended.

Campfire ban issued at Natchez Trace Parkway

TUPELO, Miss. — The National Park Service is implementing a ban on campfires and charcoal use at Natchez Trace Parkway due to the current drought and high fire danger.Effective immediately, all campfires and charcoal use are banned on parkway property, including the developed campgrounds... Read More.

Fires Blaze During the Burn Ban in Attala

Attala and Kosciusko firefighters were called to many fires on Monday, September 11th despite the current burn ban, which is in effect until October 1st.Kosciusko Fire Department was alerted to fires burning within the city limits at least twice.  Once at 6:12 p.m. on... Read More.

Update: Burn Ban Lifted at Some State Parks

UPDATE:  The burn ban has been lifted at these state parks: Trace, Legion, Lake Lowndes, John Kyle, Tombigbee, J.P. Coleman, Wall Doxey, George P. Cossar, Hugh White and Leroy Percy-- also at Lake Lamar Bruce and Tippah County Lake. ORIGINAL STORY:No campfires allowed at the... Read More.

Governor Signs CRT Ban

Governor Reeves on Monday signed legislation to prohibit the teaching of Critical Race Theory in Mississippi's public schools, community colleges and universities.  Senate Bill 2113 says students should not be taught that "any sex, race, ethnicity, religion or national origin is inherently superior or... Read More.

Wicker Supports Russian Oil Ban

Mississippi Senator Roger Wicker today released the following statement regarding President Biden's announcement that the U-S is banning the import of Russian energy products:  “The U.S. should not be funding Vladimir Putin’s unprovoked assault on Ukraine by purchasing Russian energy products,” Wicker said. “This moment of... Read More.

Burn Ban Lifted In Mississippi

The statewide burn ban has been lifted, effective immediately.  The MFC says "mississippians are encouraged to continue to use caution when burning outdoors. The Mississippi Forestry Commission reminds you that you are responsible for fire and smoke damage caused by a fire you set.' ... Read More.

Mississippi Forestry Commission burn ban guidelines

The Mississippi Forestry Commission has provided a list of activities that are allowed and not allowed as part of the current burn ban. See belowAllowed: Propane/ gas grills, propane/ gas heaters, and charcoal grills are allowed under burn bans. They should be used... Read More.

Statewide burn ban In effect until further notice

A statewide burn ban is in effect immediately.A proclamation was signed by Governor Tate Reeves with advisement from the Mississippi Forestry Commission.“The Covid -19 pandemic has put significant strain on Mississippi’s Emergency Medical Services professionals, particularly the state’s rural volunteer fire departments,” said Russell... Read More.