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Village of Rockton bans burning of leaves due to coronavirus

ROCKTON (WREX) — The Village of Rockton has banned residents from burning leaves in the month of April due to the coronavirus.

The village made the announcement on Wednesday.

Normally, Rockton residents are allowed to burn leaves in April, October and November. But, due to the coronavirus, the village has banned residents from burning leaves in April.

The village says small bon fires are still allowed in April.

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