Elevated fire danger exists this afternoon, Sun, 4/9/17, for Athens Co, Outdoor burning considered extremely dangerous

High Fire Danger

Elevated fire danger exists this afternoon, Sunday, 4/9/17, for Athens County.

Warm and dry conditions, combined with gusty winds this afternoon, will result in an enhanced fire danger.

Outdoor burning is considered extremely dangerous at this time. Be very careful of heat and sparks while operating any equipment, and avoid smoking in wildland areas.

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About Athens County Emergency Management Agency

Emergency Management Agency is the central point of coordination within the county for response and recovery to disasters. The primary focus of the agency when not in a response or recovery mode is to ensure that the county and citizens residing in it, are prepared to respond to an emergency or disaster and to lead mitigation efforts against the effects of future disasters.
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