Burn Ban Lifted in Gaines County, Certain Stipulations in Place

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

GAINES COUNTY - Storms have soaked the area and now Gaines County is lifting their burn ban.

However there are a few a stipulations.

Those stipulations include:

  • Must burn 1 hour after sunrise, finish in the same day and be done 1 hour before sunset.
  • Any person under 18 must have supervision of a person 18 or older.
  • Notice must be given to sheriff's office 30 minutes prior to burn.
  • House hold trash must be in fire container with metal grate.
  • A person can burn excess trash in burn pit.
  • Can not burn tires, building materials, furniture, carpets, appliances, coated wires, etc.