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November 3, 2012
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Backyard burning canceled for 2012

Those wishing to burn yard debris will be disappointed for the duration of the year because open burning has been banned.“Some of the wildland fires around us in the past year were caused by open burn piles that were either left unattended or were not properly extinguished,” according to Carson City Fire Chief Stacey Giomi.The fire department typically allows open (backyard) burning twice a year, once in the spring and then again come fall. Because this year has been so dry, and because drought has “played a big role in significant ‘off-season’ wildland fires in our area,” the open burn …

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The Nevada Appeal Updated Nov 3, 2012 03:36AM Published Nov 3, 2012 03:34AM Copyright 2012 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.