RANDALL COUNTY, Texas (KFDA) - Today the Randall County Commissioner’s Court passed a county-wide burn ban order.
This order will prohibit any and all outdoor burning of trash, debris and brush in the unincorporated areas of the county for 90 days from the date of adoption of this order.
The restrictions will be terminated based on a determination made by the Commissioner’s Court based on a determination that the circumstances that require the order no longer exist.
Should circumstances improve to where a determination that the order be rescinded in the time between regularly scheduled meetings of the Commissioner’s Court, the County Judge or Commissioner’s Court has the authority to rescind the Order.
According to the local Government Code, a violation of the order is a Class C misdemeanor, punishable by a fine not to exceed $500.
For more information call, Randall County Fire Department at (806) 477-1750.