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It may not feel especially warm, dry or windy right now, but we are nearing the most dangerous time of year for Virginia wildfires. Debris burning is the state’s number-one cause of wildfires, and more than half of such fires in Virginia occur during the spring. So now through April 30th, outdoor burning is prohibited before 4:00 pm each day if the fire is within 300 feet of woodlands. brush or fields with dry grass. WIFR’s Evan Jones has more: