Wichita County Burn Ban Violation

Wichita County Sheriff Deputies say a fire in violation of a new burn ban broke out Wednesday afternoon, in the 2400 block of FM 171.

Officials say the fire was started by an individual using a cutting torch without a spotter on hand.

The individual was given a citation for the violation.

There is a 90-day burn ban in Wichita County that went into effect Monday March 14th.