COLUMBIA — The Missouri Department of Conservation has issued an immediate statewide fire ban in all conservation areas. The ban includes campfires and any source of open flames, such as charcoal grills or the use of firewood in cooking fires.
Dry conditions prompt open-fire ban in Missouri conservation areas
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