Monday, October 24, 2016
1012 C Street Floresville, TX 78114 Phone: 830-216-4519 Fax: 830-393-3219
Crews battle out-of-control grass fire near Jackson Nature Park
A crew of volunteer firefighters carefully navigates a brush truck through dense smoke as they join multiple units in attempting to gain the upper hand against a large grass fire on C.R. 401 near C.R. 312 west of Stockdale July 29.
Four fire departments are battling a large grass fire near the Jackson Nature Park on C.R. 401 west of Stockdale. Officials said the fire -- from which smoke was visible at times from as far as La Vernia -- was reported at approximately 6 p.m. July 29.
Firefighters from Stockdale, La Vernia, Poth, and Floresville have been joined by commissioners from precincts 2, and 4 on the private property near C.R. 312 in the fight against the fire. Deputies from the Wilson County Sheriff's Office also have responded to the scene, where an unknown number of acres are ablaze.
According to Wilson County Fire Marshal Edwin Baker, the fire still was not under control as of 7:15 p.m.
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