Burn bans in effect for these northeast Louisiana parishes

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MONROE, La. (KNOE) - Six parishes in northeast Louisiana are under a burn ban as of Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2019.

Franklin Parish issued theirs on Tuesday.

Caldwell Parish announced their burn ban on Monday. The Lincoln Parish Office of Emergency Preparedness announced a burn ban for Lincoln Parish on Facebook Monday afternoon.

The other four burn bans were announced before Monday.

The following northeast Louisiana parishes are also under burn bans.

Burn bans:

  • Caldwell
  • Catahoula
  • Franklin
  • LaSalle
  • Lincoln
  • Morehouse
  • Richland
  • Union
  • West Carroll

Private burning shall not be allowed while a burn ban is in effect. The offense could be punishable by a fine and/or jail time.