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Southern Illinois conservation partners are testing a new information-sharing system using their smartphones.

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While West Kentucky's drought and fire risks are some of the worst in the state only four west Kentucky Counties have issued burn bans.

Wildfire issues

Jun 15, 2012
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Wild fires are scorching hundreds of square miles in several western states of the U.S.  While parts of Kentucky are experiencing severe drought, the risk of similar fires in the commonwealth is relatively small.