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Dawson County is one of the few counties in the state not under a burn ban.As the summer heat continues and with little or no rainfall in the near future, the majority of Texas counties are prohibiting outdoor burning in order to lessen the possibility of forest or grass fires.County-wide burn bans make it illegal for residents to burn outdoors. The ban doesn’t stop people from cooking outside.Last month, 141 counties in the state enacted burn bans. That number increased to 201 or 60 more counties under burn bans as of Tuesday afternoon.Dawson, Andrews, Gaines and Terry counties are the ...

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Lamesa Press-Reporter

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Lamesa, TX 79331