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Posted on: September 18, 2023

Jefferson County Judge Branick Extends Burn Ban Until Further Notice

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Jefferson County Judge Branick has extended the notice of a burn ban for all of Jefferson County until further notice.



Contact: Verenice Rosales

Jefferson County, Texas

Judge Jeff Branick Maintains Burn Ban Following ESD/VFD Recommendations

Jefferson County, Texas - After thorough consideration and in response to recommendations from the Emergency Service Districts (ESD) and Volunteer Fire Departments (VFDs), Jefferson County Judge Jeff Branick has decided to maintain the existing burn ban.

The decision comes as a proactive measure to safeguard public safety and protect against the heightened risk of wildfires in the county.

Judge Branick expressed his commitment to ensuring the safety and well-being of Jefferson County residents, stating, "We take the recommendations of our Emergency Service Districts and Volunteer Fire Departments very seriously. Their expertise and insights are invaluable in making informed decisions regarding the burn ban."

The burn ban will remain in effect until further notice. Residents and visitors are urged to adhere to the ban and exercise caution to prevent fire hazards during this time.

To see a copy of the Judge's Order, click here.

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