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Posted on: August 20, 2019

Burn Ban Enforced

Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TECQ) Guidelines for Outdoor Burning

To Do List

  • Notify the Randall County Sheriff’s Office (468-5751).
  • Notify the Randall County Fire Department (477-1750).
  • Burn only allowable trash (see “Never Burn” list below).
  • Make certain the winds are calm.
  • Have a water source available.

Do Not

  • Create a traffic hazard: make sure that smoke doesn’t blow across roads.
  • Burn after dark.
  • Burn anything that may create excessive smoke or toxic fumes such as tires,
  • plastic, or shingles.
  • Burn trash or anything else from a business.
  • Cause a nuisance: make sure you don’t smoke out your neighbors.
  • Leave the burn unattended.
  • Burn anything during a Burn Ban or Red Flag Warning.

Never Burn

  • Electrical Insulation
  • Tires
  • Treated lumber (such as construction or demolition waste)
  • Heavy oils or asphalt materials
  • Potential explosive materials or chemicals

If you have any questions on what you can burn please check the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality website.

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