RUSK COUNTY, TX (KLTV) - Rusk County is now under a burn ban effective immediately.
Other counties in East Texas currently under a burn ban include Cass, Marion, Harrison, Gregg, Cherokee, and Kaufman Counties.
A burn ban is a mandatory order that is put into effect when drought conditions exist, prohibiting outdoor burning for public safety.
To see a list of statewide burn bans, click here.
The map will show the latest update of the new burn bans soon.