Media Release

Countywide Burn Ban Lifted

Monday, October 30, 2006 12:00 AM

12:37 p.m.

ALACHUA COUNTY - Based on the most recent drought index readings, Alachua County has officially lifted its burn ban, effective at 1 p.m. on October 30.

Although the use of fireworks, legally allowed in Alachua County, and burning, with permits as required, is now allowed, citizens are asked to continue exercising extreme caution.

For more information, please contact ACFR Public Information Officer Megan Crandall at (352) 494-8600.


  • Mark Sexton
  • Communications & Legislative Affairs Director
  • Phone: 352-374-5204
  • Cell: 352-283-2317

If you have a disability and need an accommodation in order to participate in a County program, service or public meeting, please contact the Alachua County Equal Opportunity Office at 352-374-5275 at least 2 business days prior to the event. TTY users please call 711 (Florida Relay Service).