Santa RosaCounty continues to encourage residents to refrain from any outdoor burning activity. This includes campfires, bonfires, and yard debris burning.
Santa Rosa County Emergency Management with the local division of forestry officials will continue daily monitoring of local wildfire conditions over the weekend.
While no burn ban is in place at this time, if conditions change, the board of county commissioners can take emergency action immediately to enact any necessary burn ban. Additionally, the commissioners will discuss implementing a burn ban at the Monday, June 20 committee meeting.
As a precaution, the Florida Division of Forestry Blackwater Forestry Center is not issuing burn permits for Santa RosaCounty at this time. For more information on fire weather conditions, contact the Division of Forestry Blackwater Forestry Center at (850) 957-6140 or check online at www.fl-dof.com/fire_weather/forecasts.html.