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VA Spring Fire Season Starts Feb. 15

RICHMOND, VA. (AP) - Virginia's spring fire season starts next week.

The fire season begins Feb. 15 and runs through April 30.

During fire season, it's illegal to burn trash or debris outdoors before 4 p.m. Violators of the ban could be fined up to $500. If an illegal fire escapes, a violator is financially liable for the cost of fighting the blaze and any property damage it causes.

Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Department of Forestry: www.dof.virginia.gov/info/faqs-burning.htm

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