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Firefighters contain grass fire in eastern Brazos County

Multiple departments responded to the Hardy Weedon Road area.
A controlled burn got out of control Saturday.
A controlled burn got out of control Saturday.(Mark Garton)
Published: Jan. 2, 2021 at 5:23 PM CST
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BRYAN, Texas (KBTX) - Firefighters had a busy Saturday afternoon containing a grass fire on the east side of Brazos County.

Chief Jason Ware with the Brazos County Precinct 3 Volunteer Fire Department said it took them more than 30 minutes to get the fire under control and around five acres burned including a hay field. This happened near Hardy Weedon Road and Lakefront Drive.

Fire officials say it was a controlled burn that got out of control. Firefighters did have some trouble accessing the site due to a creek bed and recent rains.

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