DeWitt County bans outdoor burning
ADVOCATE STAFF REPORT
March 10, 2011 at 4:02 p.m.
Updated March 9, 2011 at 9:10 p.m.
The DeWitt County commissioners court has instituted a burn ban for the unincorporated areas of the county.
During a special session Thursday, commissioners approved the ban for 90 days unless lifted sooner.
Violation of the burn ban is punishable by a fine of up to $500 and the county will also seek reimbursement for fire calls during the ban, according to the ban order.