The state-imposed burn ban began on May 1 and will remain in effect until Oct. 1.
“In Atlanta, during the summer months, the ozone in the air we breathe can reach unhealthy levels,” said Fire Marshal Stephen Hrustich, of the Gwinnett County Department of Fire and Emergency Services Community Risk Reduction Division, in a released statement.
For more information on outdoor and open burning, read the safe burning practices brochure available online.
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