TITLE

County burn ban still in effect

PUB. DATE
September 2006
SOURCE
Malakoff News (TX);9/29/2006, Vol. 97 Issue 39, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that the burn ban is still in effect in Henderson County, Texas even though county commissioners obviously think that it was not necessary. The county is still in a volatile state and the fire marshall recommended the burn ban to stay despite the recent rains. A brief background on the burn ban is provided.
ACCESSION #
23081063

 

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