Barn, two vehicles destroyed by fast-moving fire near Kurten

BRAZOS COUNTY, Tex. (KBTX)- A barn and two vehicles inside were destroyed by a fast-moving grass fire Friday night near Kurten.

Several fire agencies responded to the 2200 block of FM 2038 north of SH 21 near Kurten.

The fire burned nearly a dozen acres and came close to two homes in the area. However, firefighters from several agencies were able to keep the fire contained to that area.

Evacuations for residents in the area were ordered as a precaution.

High winds presented a challenge to the firefighters. The cause of the fire is currently under investigation, but it's likely an accident, said fire officials.

Video courtesy: Jim Johan