From: Harris County Fire Marshal’s Office
Tuesday, November 15, 2022
Today, The Harris County Commissioners Court accepted HCFMO’s request to lift the burn ban in unincorporated Harris County. The ban went into effect on October 25, 2022.
For more information on outdoor burning in Harris County, visit http://www.hcfmo.net/portals/15/Documents/outdoor_burning_information.pdf
Make sure when burning, you are following guidelines per TCEQ and key safety parameters.
Important points when burning:
- No fire may be left unattended,
- There must be a form of fire protection on-site, hose, fire extinguisher, shovels/rakes, bulldozer etc.,
- No fire should be within 50 feet from a residence or structure,
- No burning at night.
As a reminder TCEQ rules are located at: https://www.tceq.texas.gov/downloads/publications/rg/outdoor-burning-in-texas-rg-49.pdf