Brush fire in Bastrop County 100 percent contained, officials say

BASTROP COUNTY, TEXAS - After an almost 4-hour battle, fire crews have contained a 60-acre brush fire in Cedar Creek, according to the Bastrop County Office of Emergency Management.

The fire was near the 100 block of Maple Drive in Cedar Creek. Officials said the fire was started around 3 p.m. by a welder working on a fence. 

Crews from six fire departments were on the scene. STAR Flight also responded to the scene to drop water on the fire. 

As of 6: 42 p.m., Crews said they had the fire 100 percent contained but would stay overnight to monitor the situation, according to BCOEM. 

No homes were threatened. 

 

 

 

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