From River Falls Fire Chief Scott Nelson:
Effective immediately, there is a burning ban in place for the City of River Falls and the following townships; River Falls, Kinnickinnic, Clifton, Pleasant Valley and Troy. All outdoor burning is prohibited. Dry windy conditions have increased the threat of brush fires in our area. The burning ban will in place until further notice. Any burning permits that have been issued are also suspended.
The burning ban that is in currently in place includes recreational fires. However, residents ARE allowed to use BBQ grills to cook with outside and are reminded to use caution when doing so.