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Fire erupts behind Floresville event center


Fire erupts behind Floresville event center
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Wilson County News
October 15, 2015, 9:13pm
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A mowing crew is being blamed for an Oct. 15 fire that scorched the field behind the Lauro G. De Leon III Floresville Event Center.

According to Sgt. Devin Keen of the Floresville Police Department, the Floresville Volunteer Fire Department was called to the scene at approximately 8:30 p.m. after a mower ignited some dry coastal hay. Firefighters quickly gained control of the blaze, which claimed a new mower, Keen said.
 

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Mr. Tibbs  
Floresville  
October 21, 2015 8:49am
 
no nonsense, if the county officers would issue a ticket every time they made a call for burning during a ban, then those instances would cease. it only takes a split second for those fires to create damage. bravo to the blue... More ›

 
Deci Murphy  
Floresville, TX  
October 21, 2015 7:22am
 
Our subdivision, Shannon Ridge, at one time posted burn ban notifications on the entrance sign but then the sitting board decided to delete this information because of possible legal liability - some people are such cowards!... More ›

 
retiredinlavernia  
lavernia  
October 21, 2015 4:51am
 
I think the county should ban burning, and enforce it more even though it is a restriction of an Owners right to do what he/she wants to on his own property. BUT what I think needs to be done is better notice when it is in effect.... More ›

 
No Nonsense  
USA  
October 16, 2015 11:46pm
 
Since we are talking burn bans, I'll give my opinion as a retired volunteer firefighter: they are stupid and simply a waste of resources. Let me explain. Some blue haired nanny sees someone light a brush pile, or some jolly... More ›

 
No Nonsense  
USA  
October 16, 2015 11:30pm
 
Retired: WCSO deputies enforce the "burn ban." They are licensed peace officers. City officers can enforce as well. Whom cannot enforce the burn ban is the Wilson County Fire Marshall as he is not a licensed peace... More ›

 
retiredinlavernia  
lavernia  
October 16, 2015 3:13pm
 
Who actually enforces the burn ban? It is a very dangerous time to burn yet I saw three people burning leaves this morning in our area.

 
Franklin  
Floresville  
October 16, 2015 8:23am
 
Well crap...The events center im sure is insured..Wouldve been better to let it burn...lol

 
Elaine K.  
Floresville  
October 15, 2015 9:24pm
 
This is a very dangerous weekend for fires. Humidity is low and grass is dry. Be safe.

 
William J. Gibbs Jr.  
WCN  
October 15, 2015 9:15pm
 
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