BG man cited for open burn


A Bowling Green man has been cited for having an open burn that was near a gas line.

On Wednesday at 1:50 a.m., the Bowling Green Police Division received a report of an unattended fire in the 100 block of East Court Street.

The officer, upon arrival, observed a large unattended fire directly next to the building and within feet of a gas line meter, according to the police report.

The fire was only being contained by a few concrete cinderblocks on the ground, the report said.

Dalton Smith answered the door and was cited for open burning.

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