2011-07-28 / Front Page
Entire State Under Burn Ban, Less 7 Counties
In Lee County Commissioners’ Court last Monday, the Commissioners voted to continue the burn ban after learning again this week that the fire danger index is extremely high at 702, with 500 being the benchmark for danger. In fact, almost the entire state of Texas is under a burn ban. All this is predicated by the lack of rain and the significant drought we are experiencing.
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