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Residents displaced after neighbor’s open burn spreads to house near Round Lake

Residents were displaced from their home after their neighbor’s burning leaves got out of control and spread to their house Friday afternoon near Round Lake, fire officials said. The Greater Round Lake Fire Protection District and Lake County Sheriff’s Office responded around 2 p.m. Friday to the 24700 block of Clinton Avenue in unincorporated Round […]

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Open burning restrictions to go into effect next month in unincorporated areas of Lake County

New open burning restrictions for unincorporated Lake County and new consolidated waste services in certain areas will go into effect starting June 1, county officials said. The Lake County Board approved new burning restrictions in January. The restrictions aim to reduce the health impacts of smoke exposure from open burning, county officials said. The permanent […]