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Update: Dyer Mill 2 Fire 100% Contained

UPDATE: Grimes County Emergency Management say the fire is 100% contained.

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Grimes County Emergency Management say the fire is 90% contained. The Texas A&M Forest Service is putting out some flare-ups within the fire zone. The forest service is also using bulldozers to cut a large fire line.

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Grimes County firefighters are working to put an end to the Dyer Mill 2 fire that has been burning since Monday.

According to the county's emergency management coordinator, David Lilly, there was a flare-up Wednesday morning that was still being addressed as of around noon.

However, Lilly says no structures were being threatened, and no roads were closed in the area of County Road 306 and 234, near Highway 105 between Navasota and Plantersville.

Upwards of 58 acres have burned, although Texas A&M Forest Service examinations later today will better pin down a total acreage burned.

Forest Service bulldozers are assisting Planterville, Navasota, Whitehall and Richards crews. The dozers are trying to cut a wide fire line to prevent possible spread.

A witness says a dead tree falling on a power line was the cause.


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