Yankton County is once again this summer under a county wide burn ban.
The Yankton County Commissioners at their meeting Tuesday unanimously enacted the temporary burn ban, which took effect late last night.
Yankton County Commissioner Cheri Loest said earlier this summer when they enacted a burn ban it rained…
Emergency Management Director Paul Scherschligt says the ongoing hot weather, low humidity, and very dry conditions led to the Burn Ban.
According to law, citizens that open burn during a burn ban in Yankton County will be subject to a two hundred dollar fine plus the costs of suppressing any fire.