Gaines County Commissioners Extend Burn Ban

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

GAINES COUNTY - The threat of wildfires has Gaines County holding onto their burn ban.

On Monday morning, County Commissioners extended the ban at their meeting.

That means you can't burn brush or trees.

However there are some exceptions.

Bar-b-cueing will be allowed as well burning normal household waste.

That means kitchen garbage, clothing, or cardboard boxes.

But there's a catch.

It needs to be burned in a barrel or trash container with a screen to keep everything contained.

For a full list of what is and isn't allowed, click here.