missouri counties http://kbia.org en Mo. counties will be able to enact burn bans http://kbia.org/post/mo-counties-will-be-able-enact-burn-bans <p>Missouri counties will be allowed to approve ordinances enacting burn bans when the state fire marshal determines doing so would be appropriate.</p><p>Gov. Jay Nixon signed into law broad legislation that included the burn ban issue.</p><p>Burn bans approved by counties could carry a penalty of up to one year in jail for any violations. Burn bans also could prohibit use of skyrockets and missiles, but not other consumer fireworks.</p><p>The legislation takes effect Aug. 28.</p> Mon, 15 Jul 2013 12:50:08 +0000 Associated Press 37078 at http://kbia.org Mo. counties will be able to enact burn bans