Many North Texas Counties Under Burn Bans As Summer Wraps UpAs we wrap up what has been a very dry summer, drought conditions continue to spread across the region each week. For many North Texans, that means burn bans.
Hot, Dry Conditions Lead To Burn Bans, Fireworks BansFireworks have been banned in several counties as fire danger and extreme temperatures continue to rise.
Wildfire Risk Remains High In North TexasJohnson County on Wednesday became the most recent North Texas county to implement burn bans to try and limit the risk.
Elevated Fire Risk Results In Red Flag Warnings Across North TexasThe fire danger across North Texas continues to be high and weather condition will keep it that way all week. Together dry air; dry ground, dormant vegetation, low humidity and gusty winds are the perfect storm for grass fires.
Tarrant County Implements Burn BanThe ban will be in place for the next 90 days.
Fire Marshal Lifts Burn Ban For Parts Of Tarrant CountyThe Tarrant County Fire Marshal’s Office has lifted the burn ban in unincorporated areas of the county.
Fewer Burn Bans After Texas RainThe number of Texas counties banning outdoor burning has dropped after a weekend of heavy rain.
Sheriff Hands Out Burn Ban Violations In Bastrop CountyBastrop County Sheriff's Office cited six people for burn ban violations on Friday, as the Hidden Pines fire burns on.
Burning Wildfires Have Many Texans Worried They Could Be NextThe threat of wildfires has a lot of Texans looking for ways to prevent becoming the next victim.
Hot, Dry Conditions = Increased North Texas Grass Fire RiskA dozen North Texas counties have declared burn bans as foliage and area residents wither during a long, dry summer. And fire hazards become more dangerous with each dry, hot day.
Tarrant County Joins List Of Counties With Outdoor Burning BanTarrant County has joined the growing list of North Texas counties to issue an outdoor burning ban.
Cooler Temperatures and Rain Chances Possible
Tarrant County Raises Ban On Outdoor BurningThe Tarrant County Commissioner’s Court has approved an outdoor burning ban for Tarrant County effective Dec. 4. The ban will be in place for the next 90 days.
Van Zandt County Issues Burn BanVan Zandt County is the latest in North Texas to ban outdoor burning.
Outdoor Burn Ban In Effect For Collin CountyCollin County Judge Keith Self signed a Prohibited Buring Order today restricting outdoor and open burning in unincorporated areas.