Burn ban issued for Burleson County

Posted at 3:34 PM, Aug 07, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-07 16:34:44-04

The Commissioner’s Court of Burleson County ordered a burn ban effect on Tuesday.

According to the Commissioner’s Court, they determined that the circumstances present in the area create a public safety hazard that would exacerbate outdoor burning.

All outdoor burning or outdoor burning of trash, brush or open campfires is banned in the county for 90 days from the date adopted of the order.

A violation of the order could be punishable by a fine not to exceed $500.

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