Natchez Trace Parkway News Release UPDATE: Fire Restrictions Rescinded in Mississippi and Alabama

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Date: December 9, 2016
Contact: Mark Mendonca, (662)680-4028

TUPELO, MS – Due to recent rainfall, the Natchez Trace Parkway will rescind all restrictions on open fires effective December 12, 2016 at midnight. These restrictions correspond with the partial state level burn bans issued by Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant and Alabama Governor Robert Bentley.
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