County Commission extends burn ban

Posted by: on 06/24/2021


The McHenry County Commissioners have issued a new burn ban effective until July 6th, 2021. This prohibits the use of fireworks, recreational burning, garbage or pit burning, burning of farmland, cropland and or ditches, and the use of fire to demolish structures. It does not ban the use of grills or commercially sold enclosed fire pits, but does require that they be on a hard non-organic surface at least 15 feet away from dry vegetation when in use. More details are available on the wild land fire tab on the website