Trash fire causes over 10 acres of damage near Hwy 21 in Brazos County

Published: Jul. 6, 2022 at 1:16 PM CDT
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BRYAN, Texas (KBTX) - Multiple fire agencies in Brazos County battled a fire along Highway 21 near RELLIS campus, Wednesday afternoon.

Shortly after 12 p.m., firefighters were dispatched to an area between Fazzino Lane and Kuder Road, with about 10-15 acres burning.

Brazos County Precinct 4 Fire Chief Joe Warren says the fire was started by someone burning trash in a trash can. The fire has been contained and Texas A&M Forest Service will be going to knock down any trees that may reignite.

Brazos County is currently under a burn ban. Authorities say if they catch you burning anything you will be cited for a burn ban violation.

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