Delta County Is Under Burn Ban
Delta County Judge Jason Murray enacted an emergency burn ban effective Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2017 at 3 p.m. Local volunteer fire departments have been responding to several grass fires combined with dry conditions created the need for the ban. According to the declaration a person commits an offense if he or she burns a combustible material outside of an enclosure which serves to contain all flames and/or sparks, or orders such burning by others.
An offense under this Order is a misdemeanor punishable by a fine up to $500.
This order is effective for a period not longer than seven days, but can be renewed on or before the 7th day, or until further Order of the Commissioners' Court of Delta County, Texas;
It will be reported when the ban is lifted.