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Burn permits now required
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Those wanting to conduct any outdoor burning will be required to obtain a permit before burning or face a fine as of yesterday.“In Warren County, the cost of burning without a permit is $261 with court costs,” the Tennessee Division of Forestry reminds local residents in its annual advisory. “The burn permits, which are free, are required between Oct. 15 and May 15.”Burning permits are required no matter the weather even if it rains, sleets or snows. The permits will be issued for fires which are meant to dispose of untreated wood, vegetation and land clearing.Fires involving tires, shingles, cardboard, old clothes, paper, plastic painted wood, vinyl siding and feed bags are not permitted.