PROHIBITION OF OUTDOOR BURNING EXTENDED 90 DAYS
El Paso County Sheriff’s Office
3850 Justice Dr., El Paso, Texas 79938
Deputy PIO/Angelica Becerra
Office: (915) 538-2119
“We Serve With Pride”
Release Date/Time: Friday, November 1, 2013 @ 11:15 AM
EL PASO TEXAS- The EPCSO reminds citizens the order on Prohibition of Outdoor Burning in the Unincorporated areas of El Paso County has been extended another 90 days adopted and ordered by El Paso County Commissioners Court on October 21, 2013. The extended burn ban is in effect as of October 26, 2013.
ALL out door burning is prohibited with the exception of those activities specifically authorized and permitted by the TCEQ for fire fighter training, public utility, natural gas pipeline, or mining operations, planting or harvesting of agriculture crops, and prescribed burn management pursuant to Texas Local Government Code 352.081 (f).
Please abide by local ordinances or county burn bans in your area that regulate burning to avoid penalties or fines. A violation of the burn ban order in unincorporated areas of El Paso County is a class C misdemeanor.