PICKAWAY – Fire departments are heading to a large field fire in North Pickaway county.
According to early reports around 5:30 pm on Tuesday, Harrison fire was called to the scene of a large field fire in the area of 10836 Bulen-Pierce Road in Lockbourne. Scioto county has been asked to assist with their grass trucks.
UPDATE: Fire is under control
Reminder, Ohio DNR Forestry prohibits outdoor open burning and prescribed fires in the months of March, April, May, October, and November between 6am and 6pm. This ban includes burning of yard waste, trash, and debris, even in a proper burn barrel.
Even outside the time and date restrictions, any person conducting a burn must obtain landowner permission, remain with the fire while it is burning, and take all reasonable precautions to prevent the fire from escaping.