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Burn ban declared for Young County

Young County Commissioners’ Court put a burn ban in effect late Monday, barring almost all outdoor burning in the county. This means no one can burn trash or brush, or have an open campfire in any unincorporated area of the county. The ban will remain in effect for 90 days (until Nov. 12), unless the court lifts the ban. The only exceptions to the ban are cooking in enclosed pits or burns authorized by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. Violation of the ban is a Class C misdemeanor, punishable by a fine up to $500. At a previous Commissioner Court meeting the ...

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