Potter, Texas counties announce burn bans due to warm, dry weather

Potter, Texas counties announce burn bans due to warm, dry weather
Potter and Texas counties announced burn bans today due to the warm, dry weather. (Source: CBS)

AMARILLO, Texas (KFDA) - Potter and Texas counties announced burn bans today due to the warm, dry weather.

Potter County Commissioners approved a 90-day burn ban today.

Texas County Commissioners renewed the county’s burn ban for two weeks.

You can view the Texas counties under a burn ban here. This map updates daily.

A burn ban prohibits the creation of any open flames outside. That means fire pits, campfires, uncovered grills and open burning of trash are all banned.

If you violate a burn ban, that’s a Class C Misdemeanor and you could be facing a fine of up to $500. You can learn more about the consequences of violating a burn ban here.

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