Burn ban in effect in the unincorporated areas of Hays County

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Hays County Commissioners placed unincorporated areas of Hays County, including extraterritorial jurisdictions, under a burn ban during its June 5 meeting.

As a part of the ban, burning in “burn barrels” or fire pits is not allowed, and grilling at any of the Hays County Parks is prohibited. Charcoal, wood and gas grills with lids are exempt from the ban on personal property.

According to a report from Fire Marshal Clint Browning, the drought index had reached 439, an almost 100-point climb from the same time last week.

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Starlight Williams
Starlight Williams joined Community Impact Newspaper July 2017 after graduating Loyola University New Orleans. She spent her time covering city government, education and business news in the Buda and Kyle area. Starlight moved on from Community Impact July 2018.
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