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Burn ban ordered for Marion County, TX

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MARION CO., TX (KSLA) -

A burn ban has been ordered to go into effect on Friday in Marion County, Texas.

According to an advisory released Tuesday by Marion County Judge Phil A. Parker, the burn ban is due to extremely dry conditions, will become effective at 8 a.m. on August 9.

It will remain in effect "until we receive substantial rainfall in Marion County."

Burn bans are already in effect in St. Augustine, Shelby and Sabine counties.

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