Travis, Williamson County lift burn bans

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Posted on September 20, 2013 at 3:11 PM

Updated Friday, Sep 20 at 4:47 PM

AUSTIN -- Travis County has lifted the burn ban five days early due to the heavy rains Central Texas has been receiving.

Fire Marshal Hershel Lee lifted the ban Friday. It was scheduled to end on Sept. 25.

For more information go here.

County Judge Dan A. Gattis lifted the burn ban for unincorporated areas of Williamson County on Friday.

Even though the burn ban has been lifted, no outdoor burning of combustible materials will be allowed during Critical Fire Danger Days and Red Flag Warning Days.

To view the current fire danger status, go to the Texas Forest Service website .

Officials urge caution with any outdoor burning activity.

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