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.