Tuesday, November 29th, 2016
Hays County Fire Marshal Clint Browning said today that the 150-acre grass fire east of Kyle on Monday was caused by a resident improperly burning household garbage in a backyard.
Monday, October 26th, 2015
Hays County Judge Bert Cobb lifted the ban on outdoor burning in unincorporated areas of the county on Monday after days of rainfall eased wildfire conditions.
Thursday, August 7th, 2014
Citing a rapidly increasing drought index rating, the commissioners court on Tuesday reinstated a ban on outdoor burning in unincorporated areas of Hays County.
Wednesday, August 7th, 2013
The Hays County Commissioners Court on Aug. 6 reinstated the burn ban in unincorporated areas of Hays County because of increasingly dry conditions.
Tuesday, August 14th, 2012
The Hays County Commissioners Court on Tuesday reinstated a countywide burn ban.
Tuesday, June 5th, 2012
The Hays County Commissioners Court decided not to impose a burn ban at its regular session June 5 but the window of opportunity for outdoor burning is sure to shut soon , County Judge Bert Cobb said.
Monday, March 28th, 2011
Hays County Judge Bert Cobb lifted a months-long burn ban today but says it's likely to be reinstated in a week. Higher humidity, calmer winds and greener grasses make it less likely that outside fires will spread...
Thursday, September 2nd, 2010
Under the advisement of Hays County Fire Marshal Mark Chambers, the Hays County Commissioners Court enacted a countywide burn ban effective Monday, officials say.
Friday, April 17th, 2009
Hays County has temporarily lifted its burn ban because of recent heavy rains that continued into Friday afternoon.
Wednesday, March 18th, 2009
After only five days without a ban on outdoor burning, Hays County reinstated the burn ban today.