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Fall fire season in West Virginia runs from Sunday through Dec. 31


CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WV News) — Fall fire season starts Sunday and continues through Dec. 31. The West Virginia Division of Forestry reminds residents to confine their outdoor burning to 5 p.m. to 7 a.m. Fires set during that time must be put out before 7 a.m.

“Autumn’s vibrant hues bring joy, but they also signal the start of our fall fire season. We are asking everyone to please help us safeguard our forests from the threat of wildfire by following burning laws,” said Jeremy Jones, state forester and director of the West Virginia Division of Forestry.

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