Control burn to blame for blaze near Calvert, 150+ acres scorched

Published: Mar. 13, 2018 at 3:37 PM CDT
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A large grass fire has burned approximately 150 acres of land in Robertson County near Calvert.

The Texas A&M Forest Service said the fire was 100% contained around 6:30 p.m.

Several fire agencies were called to the fire on Hickory Loop off FM 1644 earlier in the day Tuesday.

Crews tell us that the fire started as a control burn Tuesday morning, but later got out of control.

Mutual aid was requested from Brazos County agencies and the Texas A&M Forest Service.