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Not Enough Rain, Yet

Recent rains showers have not yielded enough moisture to lift Newton County's Burn Ban.

Officials are reminding folks from Deweyville to Toledo Village that the Burn Ban is STILL in place. Citation are being given for those who decide to burn outdoors.

Average rain fall on Monday was .3 inches throughout the county according to Newton, TX Past Weather For Last 30 days -

Burkeville Volunteer Fire Department Chief stated, "Folks we have NOT RECEIVED ENOUGH RAIN TO BURN PERIOD. CITATIONS BEING ISSUED AS WE SPEAK STOP BURNING..."


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