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Posted on: October 13, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Open Burning Ban Lifted by State Fire Marshal

The Jasper County Fire Chiefs have requested and received approval, from the State Fire Marshal’s Office, to lift the Open Burning Ban for Jasper County. Open burning is allowed starting at 3:00 PM on 10/13/2021. Rain over the past few days led to the lifting of the Open Burning Ban.

Below is the text from the Burn Ban Lift Notice from the State Fire Marshal: 


October 13, 2021  

To Whom It May Concern: 

Pursuant to Chapter 100.40, State Code of Iowa, and at the request of NEWTON FIRE CHIEF JARROD WELLIK, representing each fire department having all or part of their fire districts within JASPER COUNTY, the open burning ban for JASPER COUNTY will be lifted effective 10/13/2021 3:00 PM.  


Dan Wood  

State Fire Marshal 

cc:  County Sheriff’s Department 

Dept. of Natural Resources 


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