Mt. Vernon Fire Chief with some reminders heading into spring cleanup and leaf burning season

Mt. Vernon Fire Chief with some reminders heading into spring cleanup and leaf burning season

MT. VERNON, IL — The first leaf burning week in Mt. Vernon this spring is set for the second full week of April from the 12th through Sunday the 18th. Mt. Vernon Fire Chief Kevin Sargent says a leaf burning fire is permitted between the hours of sunrise and sunset each of those days.

You can find the leaf burning ordinance if you have any questions at mtvernon.com.

Listen to the full interview with Fire Chief Sargent this Sunday at 11am during the Southern Illinois Insider on WMIX AM940/94.1 & 96.5FM.