Trinity, Cherokee, San Augustine counties lift burn ban

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LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) - The counties of Cherokee, San Augustine and Trinity are the latest in a series of counties lifting burn bans Monday morning.

Angelina County Judge Wes Suiter lifted the ban Monday. He also urged people to use caution in any outdoor burning because of the high winds.

Earlier Monday, Sabine County joined the growing list of counties that have lifted their burn bans because of the heavy rains that occurred over the weekend.

The county website states the ban was lifted as of 9 a.m. Monday.

Nacogdoches County Judge Mike Perry has lifted his county's burn ban.

Perry signed the order Monday morning.

The Tyler County Commissioners Court has also voted to suspend its burn ban.

Their ban is scheduled to go back in place on Nov. 9.

The ban will be considered again at a meeting on that date, according to Tyler County Emergency Management Coordinator Dale Freeman.

Houston County lifted its ban on Sunday.

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