LENOIR COUNTY, NC (WITN) - The state is now lifting a burn ban for 18 Eastern Carolina counties after we've received some rain.
The North Carolina Forest Service says their ban will be lifted at 5:00 p.m. Monday.
Counties included at Beaufort, Carteret, Craven, Dare, Duplin, Hyde, Jones, Lenoir, Onslow, Pamlico, Pitt, Tyrrell, and Washington counties.
The burn ban began May 30th due to extremely dry conditions.
One county here in the east has lifted a burn ban.
The Lenoir County Emergency Services Department lifted the county's burn ban Monday morning.
The NC Forestry Service still has a burn ban in effect for Lenoir County that applies 100 feet from occupiable structures.
As of Friday morning, The NC Forestry Service still had a ban placed on Beaufort, Bladen, Brunswick, Carteret, Columbus, Craven, Dare, Duplin, Hyde, Jones, Lenoir, New Hanover, Onslow, Pamlico, Pender, Pitt, Tyrrell and Washington counties.