Calhoun County enacts burn ban

July 1, 2013 at 2:01 a.m.

Calhoun County Commissioners Court on Monday enacted a burn ban on all outside burning, except household trash, in unincorporated areas of the county.

The ban went into effect immediately. It will remain in effect for the next 90 days or unless lifted earlier by the court.

Household trash may be burned in a closed or screened container.

Violating the ban is a Class C misdemeanor, punishable by a fine up to $500.



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