Weather conditions capable of causing severe brush fires have led to a State of Emergency in Steuben County.
No open,or recreational burning is permitted at this time.
The County Legislature declared the emergency, which went into affect at 4 PM Friday.
It runs through the weekend, and expires at 4 PM Wednesday.
Anyone who knowingly violates the emergency order is guilty of a Class B Misdemeanor.
Warm temperatures, low humidity, and high winds increase the potential for brush fires.