By Roxanne Thompson
Limestone County Judge Daniel Burkeen declared an emergency burn Friday, July 15, at 2 p.m., meaning county residents may not burn trash and brush in open containers.
The ban was expected to come at any time after commissioners court members discussed the increasingly dry conditions at their July 12 meeting.
County Judge Daniel Burkeen said then that some people had asked him about the burn ban because there had been some fires.
“With this wind, things have dried out quickly,” he said.
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