Yankton County Burn Ban?

Burns bans are generally put in place when dry & windy conditions make starting fires risky, but local officials are now considering enacting a ban on burning in Yankton County due to the impact that wet weather and flooding has had on area roads.

Yankton County Commissioner Joe Healy says if a fire were to get out of control,  poor road conditions could prevent emergency vehicles from being able to respond.

Healy says due to the wet conditions this spring, a number of roads throughout the county have vehicles stuck on them.

The Yankton County Commission meets Tuesday at 6 PM at the Yankton County Government Center.