Flurry of Recent Fires Prompts Burn Ban
By H.H. HOWZE
After grass fires erupted on both ends of the county Wednesday and Thursday of last week, county judge Ed Janecka put a county-wide burn ban in effect Thursday at 5 p.m. A formal declaration Restricting Outdoor Burning was added to this week’s commissioners court agenda. Bone-dry conditions on the ground were worsened by stiff south winds that made the situations more dangerous.
Rate this article: