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By Tesia Galvan
Staff Writer 

Fire Warden: Burn regulations are working


September 28, 2016

WORLAND – The Washakie County burn regulations are helping, according Washakie County Fire Warden Chris Kocher.

Kocher, reflecting on the burn regulations six months after the burn regulations have been in effect, said, “I think having the burn regulations in place helped … They are certainly not perfect but it’s given us an opportunity to move in a positive direction.”

After a period of educating people on how to follow the burn regulations, Kocher said having the regulations did help reduce some of the smoke in the area now that burning is not allowed in certain wind conditions...

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