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County lifts burn ban

Phil Bankerphil@ennisdailynews.com

The Ellis County Commissioners Court voted Monday to rescind the county wide burn ban, citing the rapidly falling Keetch-Byrum drought index.

Fire Marshal Joe Stewart said the county’s average drought index sat at 220 on Monday, after roughly 4 inches of rain fell last week.

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