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Burn Leaves Safely in Lawrence County

11/23/2020 (Permalink)

image of leaves being burnt Check your area’s burning laws first, but burning materials such as yard waste, grass clippings and leaves may be permissible depending on your town.

There is nothing prettier than to watch the leaves fall here in Lawrence County, Pennsylvania. However, those gorgeous, bright leaves eventually fall to the ground and litter your yard in colorful splendor.

Bagging them and dragging them to the curb seems like a lot of work. Check your area’s burning laws first, but burning materials such as yard waste, grass clippings and leaves may be permissible depending on your town’s ordinances on open burning. SERVPRO of Lawrence County is here to give you some tips on how to safely burn leaves.

  • Using a fire pit is your best bet to keep the leaves contained.
  • While burning the leaves, do not add any additional garbage or burnable items to the fire.
  • Do not use any flammable liquids such as gasoline to ignite the debris.
  • Make sure you are always watching the fire, making sure nothing gets out of control.
  • Keep a garden hose nearby in the case you need to put it out in the case of an emergency.

Other safe alternatives include: grinding the leaves into mulched or chipped landscaping material, schedule a pick-up with your city or town, call a yard waste or junk removal service.

No matter how safe we try to be… accidents can always happen. SERVPRO of Lawrence County is the leader in fire restoration. When you call us after facing fire damage or water damage following a fire, we will respond quickly. As a locally owned and operated fire restoration company; we can provide an immediate response which helps prevent further damage and reduce restoration costs. We pride ourselves in providing honest and high-quality service to our customers and the Lawrence County community. In addition, to battling with damage from the fire, your property may also incur water damage from firefighting efforts. This type of damage may leave you and your family feeling confused, stressed, and overwhelmed. During this difficult time, you want a team that you know and can trust to guide your through the cleanup, sanitization, and restoration process. Call SERVPRO of Lawrence County today.

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