Randal Burn Ban Lifted

The County-wide burn ban in Randall County has been lifted as of Tuesday.

The lifting of the burn ban will allow residents to burn household trash and certain other items in the county.

State laws and Texas Commission on Environmental Quality standards allow for only certain items to be burned and the timing of the burns must be monitored.

The list of items that can be legally burned is Domestic household waste, and on-site burning of waste plant growth, In all cases, plant growth must be burned by the property owner or any other person authorized by the owner.

Restrictions on outdoor burning include keeping fires downwind of, at least 300 feet away from, any neighboring structure that contains sensitive receptors.

You cannot burn any earlier than one hour after sunrise, and you cannot burn any tires, electrical insulation, treated lumber, plastics, non-wooden construction or demolition materials, heavy oils, asphaltic materials, potentially explosive materials, chemical wastes, or items that contain natural or synthetic rubber.

For more information call the Randall County Sheriff’s Office or Randall County Fire.

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