A burn advisory has been issued for West Feliciana Parish because of dry conditions, District 1 Fire Chief James R. Wood said in a news release.

The advisory, initiated at noon Monday, remains in effect until further notice, Wood said.

Anyone planning to burn is advised to take extra precautions, he said:

Burn small amounts at a time.

Burn after 8 a.m. and extinguish before 6 p.m.

Do not leave the fire unattended.

Cut extra fire lines around fires.

Have water available for extinguishing spot fires.

Always contact the West Feliciana 911 Communications Center at (225) 784-3136 before burning.

Residents are responsible both criminally and civilly for any fire they cause on another’s land, even if unintentional.