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Offline aircrftmec

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Burn ban/
« on: March 03, 2012, 08:55:35 PM »
I thought that I read some where that Brewster county was under a burn ban, I will be camping on my property on Terlingua ranch over spring break and was going to bring a load of firewood to have a camp fire at night. I do not want to lug all that wood down there for nothing. 

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« Reply #1 on: March 03, 2012, 10:41:46 PM »
Here's you a map from the Texas Forest Service:
http://tfsfrp.tamu.edu/wildfires/decban.png
Apparently, this is the call of Brewster County officials.

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Re: Burn ban/
« Reply #2 on: March 03, 2012, 10:48:14 PM »
Here's you a map from the Texas Forest Service:
http://tfsfrp.tamu.edu/wildfires/decban.png
Apparently, this is the call of Brewster County officials.

Thank you

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Offline Juan Cuatro Lados

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Re: Burn ban/
« Reply #3 on: March 04, 2012, 08:10:52 AM »
I can appreciate how wary the officials are after the mega-fire in Alpine & Ft. Davis last year ...... but, I laugh when I think of a county-wide ban, I don't think most places in Terlingua Ranch have enough stuff to burn to worry about a fire since ya can't burn bare dirt, I could literally pour gasoline on the ground and couldn't get a fire started at my place .... A Border Patrol helicopter ratted out a local welder a few weeks ago, the man was welding, sparks were flying so the BP called the Sheriff and the welder ended up with a couple of hundred dollars in fines.  There was simply no way the guy could have started a fire, creosotes bushes spaced 10 feet apart etc.

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Burn ban/
« Reply #4 on: March 04, 2012, 09:06:54 AM »
I can appreciate how wary the officials are after the mega-fire in Alpine & Ft. Davis last year ...... but, I laugh when I think of a county-wide ban, I don't think most places in Terlingua Ranch have enough stuff to burn to worry about a fire since ya can't burn bare dirt, I could literally pour gasoline on the ground and couldn't get a fire started at my place .... A Border Patrol helicopter ratted out a local welder a few weeks ago, the man was welding, sparks were flying so the BP called the Sheriff and the welder ended up with a couple of hundred dollars in fines.  There was simply no way the guy could have started a fire, creosotes bushes spaced 10 feet apart etc.

This is a classic case of the govt thinking they know better than you.

 


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