Va Spring Fire Season Starts Feb. 15 - 47 ABC - Delmarva's Choice

Va Spring Fire Season Starts Feb. 15

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RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Virginia's spring fire season starts next week.
    
The fire season begins Feb. 15 and runs through April 30.
    
During fire season, it's illegal to burn trash or debris outdoors before 4 p.m. Violators of the ban could be fined up to $500. If an illegal fire escapes, a violator is financially liable for the cost of fighting the blaze and any property damage it causes.
    
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Online:
    
Department of Forestry: www.dof.virginia.gov/info/faqs-burning.htm

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