Outdoor burning in the state of Texas is common, in fact I saw some neighbors down the road from me burning an old tree just last week. But there are some things that you should know prior to ever starting a fire. I wanted to share some of those important details with you to make sure you’re being safe and not creating a problem for anyone around you.  

When I started doing some research on outdoor burning in Texas there was a lot of information. The best websites that I found are both government websites for the state of Texas, the Texas Commission on Enviromental Quality and Texas Department of Insurance. Some of the same information was posted on both websites but it’s because the information is that important and there are some rules to follow to make sure you don’t get yourself in trouble.  

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Common Sense is Important 

Anytime you’re around fire you need to make sure you’re doing everything to be as careful as possible, fire is unpredictable and can move quickly so make sure you’re prepared before you ever start a fire. If you start a fire and it does get out of control you need to understand that you can be found liable for any damage caused, so be very careful. 

Let’s Look at the Specific Rules and Tips 

Here are some simple yet very important tips to remember if you’re going to be doing some outdoor burning in the state of Texas. We hope you find these tips helpful and please remember to be as safe as possible.  

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