The burn ban in Runnels County was officially lifted Thursday, Feb. 22.

The burn ban, in place since Jan. 31 in Runnels County has been lifted.

Runnels County Judge Barry Hilliard lifted the ban on Thursday, Feb. 22. The ban was lifted due to the rain, sleet and snow that has fallen in the area.

Extremely dry and windy conditions prompted Runnels County Commissioners to reinstate the burn ban for Runnels County during their meeting on Wednesday, Jan. 31.