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Burn Ban Status

Burn ban in effect in Wilson County

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January 28, 2014 | 4,555 views | 8 comments


The burn ban in Wilson County is back in effect, following a decision Jan. 27 by the Wilson County Commissioners Court.

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March 24, 2014 9:06am
You can call and get permission to burn during a burn ban. I've done so when we've had rain, and the wind was down.

Robert Landenberg  
La Vernia, TX  
March 23, 2014 6:49am
newguyntown, you're right. I've called several times, during the week and on weekends (but not yet this year). I typically get home shortly before 5 pm, so my calls during the week were made at approximately 4:50 pm. I've ... More ›

March 22, 2014 8:51pm
My understanding is that anyone wishing to make an agriculture burn is required to call Mr Baker to obtain permission. I not sure that the article applied to all burning but that Mr Baker was only denying the permission for ... More ›

March 22, 2014 11:02am
try asking a sheriffs deputy, they don't even know if the burn ban is in effect.. even worse try calling dispatch and getting an officer out to do something about it ...

March 21, 2014 4:15pm
20 locations in Floresville not Florida. Stupid auto spell check

March 21, 2014 4:12pm
True Robert It is not posted anywhere but the county line and in the WCN. There are hundreds of people who do not see this paper and never leave Wilson County If they want a law that changes enforced there should be signs ... More ›

Robert Landenberg  
La Vernia, TX  
March 21, 2014 9:41am
Burn ban? Not in Copper Creek. Drive through on a weekend and check it out.

William J. Gibbs Jr.  
March 19, 2014 11:37am
Edwin Baker of the Wilson County Health and Public Safety Office said that due to today's windy conditions, no agricultural burns are being authorized today. For further information, call 830-393-8503.

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