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.

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.

Controlled Burn Gets out of Hand in Attala

Monday, September 26, 2022 6:39 a.m. – Kosciusko Police responded to a call reporting a domestic disturbance that occurred at a residence on South Huntington St near Bobo St. 2:25 p.m. – Attala County Fire Department was dispatched to Attala Rd 4975 for a grass... 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 below Allowed: 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.

Update: Attala County burn ban lifted

Update: The burn ban in Attala County has lifted. The Attala County Board of Supervisors voted to lift the burn ban during Monday's meeting. Oct. 8: On the backs of Governor Phil Bryant's statewide burn ban, Attala County officials have issued one of their own. The... Read More.

Mississippi burn ban lifted but some county bans remain

Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant says the state burn ban has been lifted because of recent rainfall but some county bans are still in effect. News outlets report Bryant made the announcement Monday after consulting with the Mississippi Forestry Commission. State Forester Russell Bozeman says the department... Read More.

Statewide burn ban issued by Gov. Bryant

The entire state of Mississippi is no under a burn ban. Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant issued the ban Wednesday afternoon at the urge of officials with the Mississippi Forestry Commission. “Much of the state is experiencing significant drought conditions,” said MFC state forester Russell Bozeman. “Almost... Read More.