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Fallin Removes Okla. 22 Counties From Burn Bans

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Gov. Mary Fallin has removed another 22 counties from state-issued burn bans.
    
The governor's office said Thursday that 33 counties were still under state burn bans and three remained under county burn bans.
    
Fallin says the long-term forecast shows continued drought conditions but that the wildfire risk has lessened because of recent rain.
    

Counties to remain under the state burn bans are:

  • Beaver,
  • Beckham,
  • Carter,
  • Cimarron,
  • Comanche,
  • Cotton,
  • Ellis,
  • Garfield,
  • Garvin,
  • Greer,
  • Harmon,
  • Harper,
  • Haskell,
  • Jackson,
  • Jefferson,
  • Kay,
  • Kiowa,
  • Latimer,
  • Le Flore,
  • Love,
  • McCurtain,
  • Murray,
  • Noble,
  • Osage,
  • Pawnee,
  • Payne,
  • Pontotoc,
  • Stephens,
  • Texas,
  • Tillman,
  • Washita,
  • Woods
  • and Woodward.

County Commissioner bans are in effect for Creek, McClain and Pittsburg counties. Click here for the list of counties under a burn ban in Texoma and Texas and Oklahoma's Burn Ban maps.

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