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Twin Cities burn ban ends

Fri, 17 Aug 2012 14:47:45 CDT
By: Charlie Schlenker

Recent rains have lowered the threat of brush fires according to the Normal and Bloomington Fire Departments. They have lifted the ban on outdoor recreational fires in the twin cities that has been in place for more than a month. Firefighters say higher soil moisture content, humidity and dew points, plus cooler evening temperatures have lowered the change of dry vegetation igniting.

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