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Burn Ban Status

August 28, 2017 (Bell County, Texas) -
Order Restricting Outdoor Burning Lifted

Based on the recent rainfall and projected weather conditions, the Burn Ban in Bell County has been lifted by the Bell County Commissioners Court.  

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.