Burn ban issued in Jones County


ANSON, Texas - Jones County commissioners issued a burn ban on Monday.

That means it is illegal to do outdoor burning of any waste, for the next 90 days, unless it is contained within a covered barrel or is for agricultural purposes.

Violators could face a fine up to $500.

Anyone who wants to claim the agricultural exemption must call Jones County Dispatch at (325) 823-4604 at least one hour prior to burning.

Taylor County issued a burn ban on Aug. 1.

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