As of Friday, Feb. 4, Burn Bans in McCulloch and Mason Counties had either expired or was lifted.
The Burn Ban in McCulloch County expired on Thursday, Feb. 5 after being extended for seven days from the week before.
The Mason County Burn Ban had been extended for 90 days through April 24th. However, on Friday, Feb. 4, Mason County Judge Jerry Bearden issued an executive order lifting the Ban. Judge Bearden said he lifted the ban because the moisture that came to the area as part of the recent storm.
The McCulloch and Mason County Commissioners’ courts had voted to implement Burn Bans in response to ongoing drought and weather conditions.