Fire burns home, sheds in Grimes County near Bedias

The cause of the fire is unknown but it’s in the 3500 block of Dick Barnes Loops near Bedias.
A fire in Grimes County Tuesday afternoon has destroyed at least one home and two sheds,...
A fire in Grimes County Tuesday afternoon has destroyed at least one home and two sheds, according to the Grimes County Sheriff’s Office.(Photo by KBTX's Morgan Riddell)
Published: Jul. 19, 2022 at 7:11 PM CDT
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BEDIAS, Texas (KBTX) - A fire in Grimes County Tuesday afternoon has destroyed at least one home and two sheds, according to the Grimes County Sheriff’s Office.

The cause of the fire is unknown but it’s in the 3500 block of Dick Barnes Loops near Bedias.

No injuries have been reported and according to the Grimes County Office of Emergency Management, the blaze was 100% contained as of Wednesday morning with 60 acres burned. Firefighters were also sent back out to check for hotspots.

On the way to help with the fire on Dick Barnes Loops, Anderson firefighters had to stop and extinguish a pasture fire on FM 1774. Firefighters say the fire was started by an illegal burn of a brush pile. A citation was issued.

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