File Burn Ban Under ‘Duh’

Posted August 17, 2010 by Jeff Prince in Blotch

On this our 17th consecutive day of 100-degree temperatures, and with Mother Nature all dried up and resembling a giant tinder box, it seems obvious that starting fires outdoors is not a good idea.

But common sense and the masses seldom walk hand in hand.

So Tarrant County has officially announced a burn ban effective today. Outdoor burning is prohibited for 90 days. Violators face a $500 fine.


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