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September 28, 2021 11:43 AM

BURN BAN | Rusk County

DISASTER DECLARATION RUSK COUNTY | BURN BAN. A state of local disaster has been declared within Rusk County by Judge Joel Hale due to severe and ongoing drought conditions. Ordered: 27 September 2021

**This declaration prohibits all outdoor burning; with the exception of the use of outdoor gas and charcoal grills, or barbeque smokers which are completely enclosed.

**This declaration prohibits the use of any rolling unit (with fire in the box) on any road in Rusk County.

**This declaration prohibits burning within enclosed burn barrels and receptacles.

We extend our appreciation to Rusk County Office of Emergency Management and will assist in keeping citizens updated as conditions change.

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