4 counties lift burn bans, Houston Co. may follow

RUSK, TX (KTRE) - Four counties have lifted burn bans imposed on East Texas for several months.

Commissioners in the counties of Shelby, San Augustine, Trinity and Cherokee approved the lifting of the ban in Monday morning meetings.

Houston County commissioners will consider lifting the ban at a special meeting Monday at 4:30 p.m.

A burn ban is still imposed on Nacogdoches and Angelina counties. However, burning is legal in the city limits of Hudson until the deadline expires on Wednesday.

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