Burn bans now in place ahead of 4th

Editor: Shannon Cottongame June 30, 2022 Both Hill and Bosque counties are now under burn bans as drought conditions have intensified and carried over into summer. Area fire departments have been busy responding to grass fire calls recently, as the Texas Forest Service warned of increased wildfire activity. "The dryness we are currently seeing across … Continue reading Burn bans now in place ahead of 4th

Commissioners enact 30-day county burn ban

Editor: shannon Cottongame March 30, 2022 The Hill County Commissioners Court implemented a 30-day burn ban for unincorporated areas of Hill County and discussed other business during a meeting held Tuesday, March 22. The county has recently had a sharp increase in grass fire calls, although the Keetch-Byram Drought Index, which the Texas Forest Service … Continue reading Commissioners enact 30-day county burn ban