Burn ban statuses for East Texas
EAST TEXAS (KTRE) - Due to lack of rain, many East Texas counties are reinstating burn bans.
Anderson County cancelled a burn ban Oct. 28, according to an announcement from the county’s emergency management office.
Angelina County issued a burn ban Tuesday.
Cherokee County has cancelled a burn ban as of Oct. 28, according to an announcement from Cherokee County Judge Chris Davis.
Houston County cancelled a burn ban as of Oct. 29, by order of the county fire marshal. However, you can still be written a ticket for leaving a fire unattended, not having a means of extinguishment nearby, or letting your fire get on someone else’s property. City of Crockett Fire Department also reminds residents you must have a permit to burn within city limits.
The City of Hudson has cancelled a burn ban within the city limits as of Oct. 29, according to a notice from the Hudson Police Department.
Jasper County issued a county-wide burn ban as of Wednesday, according to the county’s Facebook page.
City of Lufkin has cancelled a burn ban as of Oct. 28, according to a message from the city communications director.
Marion County Judge Leward J. LaFleur has instituted a burn ban until further notice.
Nacogdoches County commissioners approved a burn ban on Tuesday.
Panola County has cancelled a burn ban as of Oct. 29, according to Fire Marshal Bryan Murff.
Polk County has a renewed burn ban as of Friday, according to the county’s website.
Rusk County issued a burn ban Tuesday.
Sabine County, according to the county’s website, has reinstated their burn ban as of Tuesday. In the Milam area of the county on Tuesday, a grass fire burned two buildings.
Tyler County issued a burn ban Tuesday, Oct. 4, according to an order from the county judge.
If you are unsure whether your county is under a burn ban, call your local fire department.
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