July 25, 2016
The recent absence of measurable rainfall in the area prompted Wilson County commissioners to enact a burn ban at their July 25 meeting.
Under the ban, certain types of agricultural burning will be allowed, but only with prior approval... More ›
August 11, 2015
The burn ban is in effect for Wilson and Atascosa counties. Wilson County Commissioners enacted a 90-day burn ban for Wilson County during their Aug. 10 meeting. ... More ›
October 13, 2014
Wilson County Commissioners Court, acting on the recommendation of county Fire Marshal Edwin Baker, voted to lift the countywide burn ban at its Oct. 13 meeting. Please be cautious when burning and never start more than you can control and be aware... More ›
August 11, 2014
The burn ban in Wilson County has been approved by the Wilson County Commissioners Court Aug. 11, 2014.
Click the link below for burn ban order, burning procedures, and TCEQ outdoor burning.... More ›
March 24, 2014
The burn ban in Wilson County has been lifted, following a decision March 24, 2014 by the Wilson County Commissioners Court. ... More ›
January 28, 2014
The burn ban in Wilson County is back in effect, following a decision Jan. 27 by the Wilson County Commissioners Court.... More ›
September 23, 2013
The burn ban in Wilson County is lifted. Read more in the Wilson County News Sept. 25, 2013 print edition.... More ›
August 12, 2013
The burn ban in Wilson County is back on. Read more in the Wilson County News Aug. 14 print edition.
Additional information can be obtained via the link below.... More ›
March 12, 2013
Read more about the Wilson County Commissioners lifting the burn ban in this week's Wilson County News.... More ›
September 17, 2012
The Wilson County Office of Emergency Management announced on Sept. 17 that the burn ban for Wilson County has been lifted and is no longer in effect.... More ›
August 13, 2012
Ongoing triple-digit daytime temperatures and the recent absence of measurable rainfall in our area have prompted the Wilson County Commissioners Court to institute a countywide burn ban for the next 90 days. The commissioners’ unanimous decision... More ›
June 13, 2011
Prohibitions on outdoor burning continue for unincorporated areas of Wilson County. At its June 13 meeting, the Wilson County Commissioners Court voted unanimously to renew a months-long burn ban.
For the next 90 days -- until Sept.... More ›
March 15, 2011
Continued dry weather conditions have prompted the Wilson County Commissioners Court to extend the county’s burn ban for another 90 days. As a result, certain restrictions on outdoor burning will continue until June 5.
County Judge Marvin Quinney... More ›
December 13, 2010
For at least the next 90 days, Wilson County is under a burn ban. This comes after a unanimous vote by the commissioners court at its Dec. 13 meeting.
Those living in unincorporated areas where trash pickup services are unavailable are permitted... More ›