Tarrant County Commissioners approved an outdoor burning ban that will remain in place for 90 days. A combination of factors including, dry grass, lower than normal humidity and the strong gusty winds led to the decision. Residents who live in rural area are urged to keep an area around 30 feet of their home trimmed to prevent fire from reaching buildings.
Burning Ban for Tarrant County
Weather conditions force move.
Brush fire concerns lead to an outdoor burning ban in Tarrant County.
Updated at 11:36 AM CST on Tuesday, Dec 16, 2008