Local cities, counties under burn bans
ROCKBRIDGE COUNTY, Va. – Rockbridge County is joining the growing list of cities and counties that have a burn ban in place.
The county enacted the open-air burn ban on Oct. 11.
A violation of the burn ban is punishable as a Class 1 misdemeanor, which, if convicted could land the perpetrator up to a year in jail and/or a fine of up to $2,500.
Here is a list of all cities and counties currently under a burn ban:
- Amherst County
- Botetourt County
- Henry County
- Floyd County
- Rocky Mount
- Wythe County
- Patrick County
- Montgomery County
- Pittsylvania County
- Franklin County
- Bland County
- Giles County
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