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Washington Township Enforces Open Burning Ban Effective Immediately

The Washington Township Supervisors have announced an immediate ban on all open burning within the township limits, effective as of 12:00 p.m., Tuesday, June 25, 2024. This ban, enacted under Chapter 128 of the Code of the Township of Washington, applies to all residents of Washington Township in Franklin County, Pennsylvania.

Township Manager Vernon Ashway has confirmed that this decision was made to ensure compliance with local regulations and to address safety concerns within the community. Residents are urged to adhere strictly to this ban and to refer to the official township code for further details on the restrictions and penalties.

For more information, residents can access the township’s code directly at Chapter 128, Code of the Township of Washington.

The Washington Township Board of Supervisors will continue to monitor the situation and provide updates as necessary. Compliance with this ban is mandatory for all residents to help ensure community safety and environmental protection.

Photo credits to Washington Township Police Department

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