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Several Counties issue burn bans in the Crossroads

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Well we have been talking about it all week, around the Crossroads we are praying for rain.
Due to the drought, some counties are issuing burn bans.
Newscenter 25's David Gibson tells us what counties are under burn ban. 
Its been so hot and dry that several counties have issued burn bans but in DeWitt county a clerical error caused a little confusion.
I attended the DeWitt County Commission meeting Wednesday afternoon, where commissioners were expected to discuss a burn ban.
But commissioners couldn't vote because the item was taken off the agenda. Apparently there was a communication issue so the county isn't currently under a burn ban.
Now the reason for discussing a burn ban is to protect residents safety.
"I hate to put any definite time on that because it might encourage people to burn ahead of a ban or it creates some risk  that we really don't need now," says Daryl Fowler, Dewitt County Judge.
During a burn ban they warn residents not do any agricultural burning.
You can only burn your household trash in a closed or screened container.
Calhoun county followed by Victoria county have issued burn bans already.
Jackson county, Dewitt, Goliad, Refugio, and Wharton are not under burn bands as of yet.
Next week Jackson county and Dewitt county will discuss going under a burn ban.
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