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Burn Ban Status

August 13, 2018 (Bell County, Texas)
Burn Ban Lifted

Based on recent rainfall and the current weather conditions, the Burn Ban Order in Bell County has been lifted effective immediately by Bell County Commissioners' Court on August 13, 2018. 

The Burn Ban will be on the Commissioners' Court agenda on Monday, August 20, 2018 for consideration.  

If you plan to burn in Bell County, please call 254-933-5555 prior to beginning.

The Public is reminded that TCEQ rules still apply, specifically:

  • No burning when winds are over 23 mph
  • All fires must be attended
  • Only wood products are to be burned
  • A water supply is available

Citizens are urged to use extreme caution and responsible judgment.