Lee County Issues Burn Ban
Judge Paul Fischer issued a Burn Ban on Wednesday afternoon, December 1, 2010, for the entire area of Lee County, Texas. In an Emergency Order prohibiting outdoor burning, Judge Fischer declared a state of disaster based on the imminent threat from wild fires.
Judge Fischer reported on Wednesday as he issued the ban that area fire fighters had fought at least five fires during the past 24 hours.
For more information on the Burn Ban, contact your local fire department.