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Upshur Co. joins 9 other local counties with burn bans

Upshur Co. joins 9 other local counties with burn bans
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POSTED: Friday, August 9, 2013 - 4:55pm

UPDATED: Friday, August 9, 2013 - 7:57pm

An Upshur County Fire Department official tells KETK, as of 4:49 p.m., Friday, Judge Dean Fowler issued a burn ban for Upshur County.

Upshur County has had multiple fires the past few days and they are causing alarm for residents.

Upshur County joins nine other local counties in issuing burn bans.

According to the Texas A&M Forest Service, other local counties currently under a burn ban are:

  • Gregg
     
  • Harrison
     
  • Henderson
     
  • Kaufman
     
  • Marion
     
  • Panola
     
  • Sabine
     
  • San Augustine
     
  • Shelby

 

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