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Midland Co. extends burn ban for 60 days

(Source: Midland Fire Department) (Source: Midland Fire Department)
MIDLAND COUNTY, TX (KWES) -

The Midland County burn ban has been extended for the next 60 days.

Midland County Judge Mike Bradford signed the burn ban on the recommendation of County Fire Marshal Dale Little at the Midland County Commissioner’s Court meeting on Monday.

The burn ban covers outdoor burning in unincorporated areas of Midland, but does not restrict outdoor cooking activities within approved containers or any outdoor burning activities that are related to public health and safety as authorized by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.

A violation of this order is considered to be a Class C misdemeanor and could result in a fine of up to $500.

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