Burn ban lifted until February 1
Milam Count y Judge Dave Barkemeyer has lifted the county’s rural outdoor burning ban until sundown, Feb. 1.
Rainfall since Jan. 1 has been 3.45 inches officially in Rockdale with greater totals reported throughout the county.
Outdoor burning is always illegal inside the city limits of Rockdale.
Outdoor trash burning in a screened pit or barrel is still allowed, provided the fire is supervised.
There are also exemptions for agriculture, fire department training and barbecuing.