Lubbock fire issues warning against burning due to anticipated high winds

Lubbock fire issues warning against burning due to anticipated high winds

LUBBOCK COUNTY, TX (KCBD) - The Lubbock Fire Department has issued a Red Flag Warning for Saturday and is asking citizens to be extra cautious throughout the weekend.

High winds are expected to affect parts, if not most, of West Texas on Saturday. Wind speeds will increase both fire danger and the chances of fires to spread quickly.

The department will increase staffing and response levels just a precaution. However, citizens can do their part by not burning anything and properly discarding any types of smoking materials.

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