Contact: Connie Watson
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
WILLIAMSON COUNTY LIFTS BURN BAN
July 16, 2013 (Williamson County, TX) – – County Judge Dan A. Gattis lifted the burn ban for unincorporated areas of Williamson County today, Tuesday, July 16, 2013.
Even though the burn ban has been lifted, no outdoor burning of combustible materials will be allowed during Critical Fire Danger Days and Red Flag Warning Days. To view the current fire danger status, go to the Texas Forest Service website and click on Fire Danger/Drought.
Please be cautious with any outdoor burning activity. Outdoor burning must be conducted under state regulations found in Texas Administrative Code Section 30 TAC 111.219.
Prior to conducting control burns, please take the following steps:
- Please contact your local fire department – Some fire departments may require a Burn Permit.
- Please contact Williamson County Communications – Please call and report your control burn to Williamson County Communications at (512) 943-1389. Williamson County Communications should be able to inform you of any burning restrictions that Williamson County Communications has been made aware of and that may exist.