UPDATE: Great Parks Of Hamilton Co. Lifts Fire Alert

Thursday, October 17, 2019 at 11:21 AM

By Great Parks of Hamilton County, news release

Conditions have improved enough to lift the alert.

Update published Friday, October 18: 

Great Parks of Hamilton County has lifted its fire alert. 

 

Original story published Thursday, October 17:

(Hamilton County, Oh.) - Great Parks of Hamilton County has issued a Fire Alert to caution park guests to watch their grills and campfires while we are under the current drought conditions. Park Rangers and Conservation staff reviewed assessment tools from Wildland Fire Assessment System (WFAS) from the U.S. Forest Service, as well as forecasted weather conditions, to issue the alert. The Fire Alert will remain in effect until conditions improve.

The extremely dry conditions increase the risk of accidental fires. Great Parks Rangers are urging park guests to use extra caution when building campfires within fire rings and using grills in picnic areas.

Great Parks is posting Fire Alert signs at park entrances to inform park guests of the risk. If conditions worsen, restrictions on campfires may be necessary.

More from Local News


Events

New Director of Sales Joins Lawrenceburg Event Center and Hollywood Casino

Dearborn County's Christy King brings 25 years of sales experience in Cincinnati market.

Dearborn Co. Solid Waste Management District Receives Top Award from Carton Council

The organization is receiving funding for resident education communications.

Fourteen Named to 2023-24 ORVC Boys Basketball All-Conference Team

Southwestern won the conference title with a 6-0 record.

Local Sports Report - February 27, 2024

The IHSAA Boys Basketball State Tournament got underway on Tuesday night.

Henry, Kahn Earn ORVC Weekly Honors After Reaching Milestone Moments

This is expected to be the final ORVC Report of the winter season.

On Air

Rick Burnius playing
Joe Diffie - Ships That Don't Come In

Brantley Gilbert Ones That Like Me 14:14
Collin Raye Love, Me 14:08
Jelly Roll Halfway To Hell 14:06
Garth Brooks Friends In Low Places - WSCH ONLY 14:01