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Orange County Burn Ban Lifted

Orange County GovernmentOrange County, Fla – The Keetch-Byram Drought Index (KBDI) for Orange County has fallen below 500 for the seventh consecutive day. As of April 25, 2023, the burn ban which prohibits the ignition and burning of open fires, is no longer in effect.

Orange County Fire Rescue officials will continue to monitor conditions to determine the need for future bans.

Although the KBDI has dropped, Orange County Fire Rescue reminds citizens to take the proper precautions to protect their families from fire danger. Additionally, residents can download the OCFL Alert app and sign up for OC Alert to stay abreast of rapidly-changing conditions and warnings for your area.

For more information and tips to protect your property from wildfires, visit

About Orange County Government: Orange County Government strives to serve its residents and guests with integrity, honesty, fairness and professionalism. Located in Central Florida, Orange County includes 13 municipalities and is home to world-famous theme parks, one of the nation’s largest convention centers and a thriving life science research park. Seven elected members make up the Board of County Commissioners, including the Mayor, who is elected countywide. For more information, please visit or go to Orange County Government’s social media channels.

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