Partial County Burn Ban Ordered
Land off the Caprock affected
Published July 11, 2012 @ 12:36 p.m.
On Monday, July 9, the Garza County Commissioners' Court issued a burn ban for terrain off the caprock while farmland west and north of the caprock is not under the order.
The partial ban is in effect for 90 days, or until October 9, 2012. The commissioners could rescind the Order any time before it expires depending on the amount of rainfall.
The area described in the Order for Garza County Prohibition of Outdoor Burning is the "... eastern ranchland extending along a line known as the caprock. This line begins one mile west of the caprock and includes all of the county east and south of this natural escarpment."
To read the entire Order, click here.