LULA — Sunday, February 26, Harvey Furr, Lula,was issued a citation by Deputy Brian Engel for violation of the burn ban #1648, and has a court date set for March 13, at 1:30 p.m. Lula Firefighters also responded to the anonymous call that a man was burning brush about one mile south of the Lula Fire Department on SH 48. Furr was still at the property which had been burned in an area approximately 50 yards by twenty yards when the deputy arrived.

Questioned about the circumstances, Furr stated that he had been riding his four-wheeler in the woods and that the heat had ignited the fire, which once started, he decided to go ahead and gather up limbs and brush and burn them. He also stated he was aware of the burn ban and had not called the fire department as he stated he had the fire under control.

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