Open burning banned today, April 30, in East Peoria

Staff Writer
East Peoria Times-Courier

EAST PEORIA – Because of dry conditions and sustained winds over 10 mph, there is an elevated risk for grass and brush fires this afternoon into early this evening. Therefore, the East Peoria Fire Department has banned open burning for today, April 30.

Due to the unfavorable burning conditions in the first half of April, the fire department did extend the burning season until May 15.