Topeka, Kan. (WIBW) - Several Kansas counties have issued burn bans because of the hot temperatures and dry conditions.
The bans are in place until further notice. Counties included in the ban are Anderson, Atchison, Barton, Bourbon, Cherokee, Cheyenne, Clark, Clay, Decatur, Edwards, Ellsworth, Ford, Franklin, Graham, Grant, Greenwood, Gove, Hodgeman, Johnson, Lane, Lincoln, Logan, Marshall, Meade, Miami, Mitchell, Morton, Ness, Norton, Osborne, Ottawa, Pawnee, Phillips, Rawlins, Riley, Rooks, Rush, Russell, Sheridan, Sherman, Smith, Stevens, Thomas, Trego and Wyandotte.
Some towns have also issued burn bans which can prohibit the sale and use of fireworks. People are urged to check with city and county authorities on whether the bans exist in their areas...
Shawnee County does not currently have any bans.