Orange County Commissioners enacted a county wide burn ban effective today. Orange County is currently experiencing exceptional drought conditions with little to no relief in the forecast.

Orange County Office of Emergency Management will continue to monitor drought and fire danger conditions closely and provide updates as needed.

Burn ban status can be checked on the below web site:http://www.co.orange.tx.us/Emergency%20Management/OEM.htm

Orange County Office of Emergency Management has also set up a hot line regarding burn ban status and can be reached at 409-882-5353.