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Outdoor fires now banned in River Falls area

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River Falls Fire Chief Scott Nelson says the region is under a Fire Watch Weather Area due to the excessive heat, lack of rain and high winds. Because of these conditions, the city and many surrounding towns have implemented a fire ban immediately.

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During this period open fires are prohibited, including recreational fires.

According to Nelson, this ban will last until there is significant rainfall to reduce the fire threat.

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Phil Pfuehler
Phil Pfuehler has been editor of the River Falls Journal since 1991.
(715) 426-1050
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