This fire along Highway 16 west of Park Road 36 last week was reported as two that merged into one. Possum Kingdom East volunteer firefighters were able to
This fire along Highway 16 west of Park Road 36 last week was reported as two that merged into one. Possum Kingdom East volunteer firefighters were able to knock it down and keep the flames from spreading into cedar trees. This fire occurred before ice, rain and high humidity levels prompted the lifting of the burn ban. (Mark Engebretson)
Tuesday, Palo Pinto County Judge David Nicklas lifted the burn ban. Recent ice and rain prompted the lifting of the ban. Commissioners will reconsider the ban at the Monday meeting. Anyone burning is asked to notify the Palo Pinto County Sheriff's Office at 940-659-2085.


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