PROHIBITION OF OUTDOOR BURNING EXTENDED
RELEASE DATE & TIME: Wednesday, September 4, 2013 @ 11:00 AM
El Paso County Sheriff’s Office
3850 Justice Dr., El Paso, Texas 79938
Public Information Officer, Angelica Becerra
Office: (915) 538-2119
“We Serve With Pride”
EL PASO TEXAS- On July 22, 2013, Commissioners Court approved and adopted an order of Prohibition of Outdoor Burning in the Unincorporated Areas of El Paso County for an additional 90 days. To date, drought conditions have not improved but worsened for El Paso County creating a public safety hazard. A violation of this order is a class “C” misdemeanor (Section 352.081 (h) of the Texas Government Code.