BURNET COUNTY, Texas (KXAN) — Crews responded to a wildfire in Burnet County Friday afternoon. The Texas Department of Transportation is asking residents to avoid the area.
TxDOT said there was a wildfire reported at RM 963 and CR 210B near Bertram just before 3:30 p.m. The department said it was helping with traffic control.
Burnet County Emergency Management Coordinator Jim Barho said the fire started as a rekindling from an earlier fire. It spread quickly because of the winds, growing from five acres to around 30.
It’s now 90% contained. There’s no damage, and no evacuations have been issued, he said.
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