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Burn Ban in effect for Falls County

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Posted at 11:14 AM, Aug 18, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-18 12:14:02-04

FALLS COUNTY, TX — A burn ban is currently in effect for Falls County until Aug. 24, 2020.

The order includes that all outdoor burning is banned in the unincorporated area of Falls County until Aug. 24, 2020, unless restrictions are terminated earlier.

Violation of this order could result in a Class C misdemeanor punishable by a fine of up to $500.

Commissioners Court excludes any burns made with the authorization of the County Judge.

The order does not prohibit outdoor burning activities related to public health and safety that are authorized by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.