Burn Ban for Tom Green County Goes into Effect November 3Press Release
SAN ANGELO, TX – The Texas Forest Service has determined that drought conditions exist within the Tom Green County so Tom Green Commissioners' Court has ordered that all outdoor burning is prohibited in the unincorporated area of the county for 90 days effective Nov. 3 at 8 a.m.
This order is adopted pursuant to the local government code 352.081 and other applicable statutes. This order does not prohibit cooking stoves fueled by "white gasoline" or cooking grills fueled by propane or natural gas.
A violation of this order is a class c misdemeanor, punishable by a fine not to exceed $500.