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Burning prohibited in Ruston city limits
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With recent news that the burn ban in Lincoln Parish had been lifted, meaning parish residents can burn leaves and debris in their yard, a few Ruston residents got a little too excited, burning debris in their yards in an area where you can’t — the whole city.

Ruston Fire Department Public Education Officer Eric Brazzel said after the burn ban was lifted in the parish, his office received calls that many people in the city limits had started to burn debris, which is prohibited inside the municipal limits.

“The city ordinance states that there is to be no open burning on the ground for leaves, debris or trash within the city limits,” he said. “The city has been operating under this ordinance for more than 20 years.”

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