Big Sandy VFD contain 10-acre wildfire reported Monday

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BIG SANDY, Texas (KETK) – A 10-acre wildfire was reported in Big Sandy south of Old Waters Bluff Rd on Monday evening and put out after 11:00 p.m., according to the Big Sandy VFD Facebook post.

The cause of the fire is under investigation and investigators are trying to determine if someone violated the burn ban that is currently in place.

During the fire, Big Sandy Volunteer Fire Department and Texas Forest Service worked the scene and took appropriate measures to put out the fire.

TFS had a bulldozer to cut the line and a helicopter make water drops on hot spots.

Our department is currently on scene with Texas Forest Service of approximately 10 acre wildland fire south of Old Waters Bluff Rd. TFS bulldozer is cutting line and a Type II helicopter is making water drops on hot spots. There is no threat to structures or public at this time.

Posted by Big Sandy Volunteer Fire Department on Monday, September 16, 2019

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