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Oklahoma County Sheriff's Office
Thursday April 14th, 2011 :: 10:14 a.m. CDT
Alert

Oklahoma County Burn Ban Extended.

(Oklahoma City, Oklahoma) Oklahoma County Commissioners approved extending the burn ban through May 11, 2011. The ban prohibits any outdoor burning, but does allow for cooking outdoors with caution. Some municipalities within Oklahoma County have placed additional restrictions on outdoor cooking so check with your city on those restrictions.

If you would like to read the Oklahoma County Burn Ban resolution you can find it at the following link:

http://www.forestry.ok.gov/Websites/forestry/Images/Oklahoma%200413.pdf

Anyone found violating the burn ban can face a maximum penalty of up to one year in jail and a $500.00 fine, or both.

Address/Location
Oklahoma County Sheriff's Office
201 N Shartel Ave
Oklahoma City, OK 73102

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 405-713-1000

Mark Myers
Public Information Office
mmyers@okcounty.org
405-713-1029

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