SPRING HILL, Tenn. (WKRN) – Open burning has been banned in Spring Hill until a substantial amount of rain falls.
The city says the ban was enacted in the interest of public safety.
More than 25 brush fires were reported and extinguished by local fire departments over Saturday and Sunday this past weekend across Maury and Williamson counties.
“We are currently experiencing very dry conditions with lower humidity and higher winds, making for prime conditions for a brush fire to get out of hand,” Spring Hill Fire Chief Terry Hood said. “For instance, the grass fire we had on Saturday on Saturn Parkway (S.R. 396), the wind was pushing the fire as fast as you could fight it. It can be very dangerous with the current conditions.”
For more information, please contact the Spring Hill Fire Department at 931-486-2252, ext. 452.