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Posted on: August 6, 2019

Burn Ban in Effect for Travis County


A burn ban took effect today (Aug. 6) in Travis County and will last until Sept. 11. This does include the City of Lakeway. During a burn ban, avoid lighting a fire outdoors. Outdoor cooking is allowed if flames are completely enclosed in the cooking device. If you see a potential issue that may be in violation of the ban, you can reach out to Lake Travis Fire Rescue by calling (512) 266-2533 or by emailing For frequently asked questions regarding what you can and cannot do during a burn ban, visit the Travis County website, or click here

Lake Travis Fire Rescue also offers free wildfire preparedness assessments for residents of Lakeway. Email for more details.  

Additionally, the City of Lakeway has a Wildfire Readiness Resource web page for residents to get information on wildfire prevention tips. It includes video resources, slide shows and infographics. Click here for more information or go to:


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