Effective at 5 pm on November 8, 2023, the Yancey County Fire Marshall will implement a burn ban within 100 feet of any structure anywhere in Yancey County. 

Additionally, the NC Forest Service will begin a burn ban at 5pm for all areas of the Pisgah and Nantahala National Forests. https://www.ncforestservice.gov/news_pubs/newsdesk_2023.htm?fbclid=IwAR1aY6b9i_zsmNPd2-gzNbCLWXcyphNQ4SOclDDeKfcYfmLGMKyNU_L3vDc#11082023b

Burn ban issued for 16 additional counties in Western NC due to hazardous forest fire conditions