Harris County passes burn ban for rural areas
HOUSTON (KTRK) -- Harris County commissioners have passed a burn ban for rural areas. The fire marshal requested that ban as the wildfire danger in Texas is higher than ever ... It was time to put it back. There is no rain in the forecast anytime soon."
County enacts burn ban
Chief Jimmy Ellis with the West Odessa Volunteer Fire Department said there haven’t been a lot of fires lately, but he expects it to pick up with fireworks sales and an increase in dry weather and wind. Ector County Judge Susan Redford said the burn ban ...
Moore County Lifts Burn Ban
DUMAS – Moore County ... Texas: Hutchinson, Roberts, Hemphill, Oldham, Potter, Carson, Wheeler, Deaf Smith, Armstrong, Donley, Collingsworth, Parmer, Castro, Hall, and Childress. In New Mexico, Curry and Roosevelt Counties still have burn bans in affect ...
Burn Ban May be on the Way for Lubbock County
Right now, Lubbock is in the minority of West Texas counties, one of the few without a burn ban currently in place. And County Commissioner Bill McCay says there's a reason for that. "Those rural residents who choose not to have dumpsters, who choose to ...
No Burn Ban Yet For Lubbock County, But Fire Danger High
“There are some fields with grass four feet high.” Lubbock County does not have a ban ... Garza and Floyd Counties with burn bans according to the Texas Forest Service. “Be cautious and be fire ‘wise,’ Thetford said. “The wildland fire threat ...