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DOS: Brush burning not acceptable fire training

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State officials say local communities can't use their fire departments' training exercises to burn municipal brush. Brush burning by towns and by individuals was banned last year by the state Department of Environmental Conservation. Local government leaders in the North Country have railed against the DEC regulation, claiming that it will lead to an increase in individuals burning their brush at home and an associated increase in brush fires. Todd Moe has more.

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