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All outdoor burning banned in Rusk Co.

RUSK COUNTY, TX - The Rusk County Commissioners voted unanimously to adopt a complete burn ban in a special meeting this morning.

This does not prohibit the use of outdoor gas grills, charcoal grills, and barbeque smokers that are completely enclosed but does ban the use of any rolling unit with fire in the box on any road in Rusk County.

A violation of this Order is a Class C misdemeanor and is punishable by a fine of up to $500.

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