Scott County lifts burn ban

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A week after it was issued, Scott County officials lifted the countywide burn ban.

The ban was issued after several grass and brush fires combined with dry conditions to stretch firefighting resources thin.

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The ban was ordered March 14 and certified by the state fire marshal the next day.

The Scott County ban on open burning was lifted at 1:45 p.m. March 22, 2012.