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Burn ban issued for Bell County until Oct. 27

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Posted at 3:46 PM, Sep 27, 2021
and last updated 2021-09-27 18:40:58-04

BELL COUNTY, Texas — The Bell County Commissioners Court issued a burn ban Monday that will be effective until late October.

The ban is projected to stay in place until 10 a.m. on Oct 27.

The ban will be terminated earlier if the Commissioners Court determines circumstances creating a public safety hazard no longer exist.

A violation of the order is a Class C Misdemeanor and is punishable by a fine not to exceed $500.