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17 Central Texas counties now under burn bans

Posted: 11:19 AM, Aug 13, 2019
Updated: 2019-08-20 11:11:34-04
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CENTRAL TEXAS — Burn bans have been issued all across Central Texas in the last few weeks, bringing the total to 17 Central Texas counties now under outdoor burn bans as of Monday, Aug. 19.

Leon, Bell and Falls County signed orders for burn bans on Monday, Aug. 19. Robertson, Brazos and Limestone counties just issued bans on Aug. 13.

Brazos County VFD cautions, "As the vegetation dries out, even the most well prepared controlled burn can quickly get out of hand."

For more information on your county's burn ban, click on one of the links below or call your local county judge or county offices.

Central Texas counties under a burn ban as of August 19:

Violating a burn ban order can result in a Class C Misdemeanor and is punishable by a fine of up to $500.

For more information on Texas burn bans, click here .