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Anderson County lifts burn ban

A burn ban is no longer in effect.

ANDERSON COUNTY, Texas — Commissioners Court has cancelled a burn ban for Anderson County issued just 24 hours ago.

According to the Anderson County Texas Emergency Management Office, the ban was issued Monday, Jan. 13 and cancelled on Tuesday Jan. 14. 

Alert: Tornado Watch issued January 10 at 8:34PM CST until January 1... 1 at 12:00AM CST by NWS Dallas-Fort Worth Counties: Anderson; Bell; Delta; Falls; Freestone; Henderson; Hopkins; Hunt; Kaufman; Lamar; Leon; Limestone; Milam; Navarro; Rains; Robertson; Van Zandt

In Texas, local governments are empowered to take action on the behalf of those they serve. When drought conditions exist, a burn ban can be put in place by a county judge or county commissioners court prohibiting or restricting outdoor burning for public safety.