Potter County Emergency Burn Ban

A large fire over the weekend has prompted Potter County to implement an emergency burn pan.

A 90 day ban has been scheduled to start next monday, February 9.

The Bureau of Land Management is was scheduled to have several controlled burns near the Lake Meredith National Recreation Area, but they have said they will now withhold those burns.

Extreme conditions prompted County Judge Arthur Ware to place the ban, affective immediately.

If weather patterns change, the burn ban could potentially be lifted.