SWISHER COUNTY, Texas (KAMR/KCIT) – According to an announcement from the Swisher County Sheriff’s Office, the Swisher County Commissioners Court implemented a 90-day burn ban that went into effect on Monday.

The latest information from the Texas A&M Forest Service noted that Swisher County was among at least 18 others in the Texas Panhandle under active burn bans as of Monday.

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