UPDATE: The burn ban for Muscatine County has been lifted as of Friday, October 25 at 9 a.m.
EARLIER UPDATE: A ban on open burning has been issued in Muscatine County by the State Fire Marshal starting at 12 p.m. on Thursday.
The ban does not affect outdoor fireplaces, barbecue grills, or the burning of trash in incinerators or trash burners.
Violation of the order is a simple misdemeanor.
For more information on the burn ban, visit this website.