From now until further notice, the Brown County Sheriff’s Office and fire chiefs have issued burning restrictions for all of Brown County. No open burning of CRP land and/or ditches or brush piles is permitted.
Recreational campfires are permitted. Recreational campfires must be contained in a ring of either rock, cement, brick or metal, must not be closer than 25 feet to any structure and be attended to. Charcoal grills, wood smokers, and propane or natural gas devices are not considered open burning.
Brown County is in a wind advisory until 7 p.m., with 25-35 mph winds from the southwest expected, and gusts up to 45 mph.