Burn ban lifted in Lamar County, fire officials stress fire safety

LAMAR COUNTY, Tex. (KXII) - Lamar County has lifted its burn ban.

Commissioners voted unanimously to lift the ban at Tuesday morning's meeting.

We're told that County Judge Chuck Superville will reinstate a 7-day burn ban if fires get out of hand again much like they did before the 30-day ban was put in place.

Fire officials stress the importance of fire safety and remind citizens to take all precautions while burning outdoors.