A FLASH FLOOD WATCH is in effect for Lee county through this evening. Rain & thunderstorms will continue to be possible for the Brazos Valley, through the evening and overnight hours. Severe thunderstorms cannot be ruled out -- damaging winds, large hail, and even an isolated tornado threat will need to be monitored.
A candlelight vigil is planned for the victims of Friday night’s deadly fire at the Knights of Columbus Hall near Downtown Bryan.
College Station Fire Department Station #6 is taking candle donations for the vigil.
The event is scheduled to take place at Merrill Green Stadium at Bryan High School Sunday night for the victims and for those still recovering.
Gates will open at 6:30 p.m., and the service is scheduled to last from 7:30 to 9:00 p.m.
Bryan Fire Lieutenants Eric Wallace and Greg Pickard died from injuries sustained late Friday night in the 1500 block of Groesbeck. Wallace died shortly after the roof of the hall collapsed. Pickard died at the University of Texas Medical Branch burn unit in Galveston.
Firefighter Ricky Mantey Jr. and Probationary Firefighter Mitch Moran were also taken to UTMB with injuries sustained in the fire.
The cause is under investigation.
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