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Five Iowa Counties Now Under Burn Ban

DES MOINES, Iowa  —  The State Fire Marshal Division has outlawed burning in five counties due to drought conditions.

Decatur, Lee, Muscatine, Van Buren and Wapello counties were put under burn bans on Monday.  Despite rainfall last week portions of southern Iowa remain in drought conditions.

The bans were each requested by local authorities.