Posted: Monday, March 10, 2014 12:00 am
Exceptionally dry conditions in and around the Omaha metro area prompted the Omaha Fire Department to discourage "recreational fires" in suburban and rural areas.
Fire officials asked members of the public to be aware of their surroundings, especially in the outlying areas of the metro, where dry grass, brush and agricultural crops produce an elevated fire danger.
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Monday, March 10, 2014 12:00 am.