Authorities say a wildfire that started from a campfire has burned about 175 acres in Central Texas and threatens five homes.
Texas Forest Service spokeswoman Mark Kay Hicks says that the wildfire that started Sunday was only about 20 percent contained by Monday morning.
Hicks says three of the five threatened homes were evacuated overnight but those who live there were allowed back this morning.
She says fire started at Mother Neff State Park in Bell County and has moved to Coryell County.
She says that they are concerned about the wind picking up Monday afternoon. She added that the fire is in a rugged area that makes it hard get dozers in some areas.
To comment, the following rules must be followed:
Comments may be monitored for inappropriate content, but the station is under no legal obligation to do so.
If you believe a comment violates the above rules, please use the Flagging Tool to alert a Moderator.
Flagging does not guarantee removal.
Multiple violations may result in account suspension.
Decisions to suspend or unsuspend accounts are made by Station Moderators.
Questions may be sent to email@example.com. Please provide detailed information.
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or firstname.lastname@example.org.