The temporary lifting of the burn ban is extended for unincorporated Coryell County effective Monday, through sunset Dec. 11, given the low risk of wildfires during the current rain window.

This will allow residents to burn as needed and hopefully mitigate future wild fires by burning off dead vegetation during this low threat window following the rains.

As a reminder, no burning is permitted if winds are forecast to be 23 mph or greater.

Residents are asked to contact the Coryell County Sheriff’s Department at 254-865-7201 to alert them that a burn will be conducted.

The Commissioners’ Court will convene Dec. 11 and at that time will determine the status of the burn ban to be effective Dec. 12.

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