Burn Ban Status
August 15, 2016 (Bell County, Texas)
Burn Ban Expired
Based on recent rainfall and the current weather conditions, the Burn Ban Order in Bell County has been allowed to expire by Bell County Commissioners' Court on August 15, 2016. No Burn Ban is in effect.
The Commissioners Court will evaluate its status at its next court session at 9:00 a.m., Monday, August 22, 2016.
If you plan to burn in Bell County, please call 254-933-5555 prior to beginning.
The Public is reminded that TCEQ rules still apply, specifically:
- No burning when winds are over 23 mph
- All fires must be attended
- Only wood products are to be burned
- A water supply is available
Citizens are urged to use extreme caution and responsible judgment.