took the opportunity to remind Upper Milford residents that the "burn ban" in the township remains in effect, during his Supervisors' report at last night's Upper Milford Township Board of Supervisors meeting.
“There’s a possibility of rain in the weekend forecast, but that may or may not happen and things out there are still tinder dry,” DeVault said. “So, the burn ban is still in effect.”
Upper Milford Township instituted a ban on open burning on April 5, based on the joint recommendation of the fire chiefs of Upper Milford’s two fire companies -- and .
According to township ordinance, a ban on open burning can only be enacted when called for by both fire chiefs. Township code defines open burning as “as a fire, not directed through a flue, which emits air contaminants directly into the outdoor atmosphere.”