Anderson County, Palestine issue burn ban

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Anderson County and the city of Palestine have issued burn bans effective immediately. 

The announcement was made Monday morning.

Until further notice, no outdoor burning is allowed.

In Texas, local governments are empowered to take action on the behalf of those they serve. When drought conditions exist, a burn ban can be put in place by a county judge or county commissioners court prohibiting or restricting outdoor burning for public safety.

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