Blaze near La Vernia claims barn, RV



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Firefighters from at least four area agencies are battling a blaze on Country Oaks Drive near C.R. 319 and F.M. 775 near La Vernia.

At least four fire departments are on the scene, working to contain a fire on Country Oaks Drive near La Vernia that has claimed a horse barn and an RV.

Wilson County District 1 Fire & Rescue was dispatched just before 2 p.m. Thursday, after a report of a barn on fire.

Also battling the blaze are members of Wilson County ESD 5 Fire & Rescue, District 2 Emergency Services, Bexar County ESD 12, and District 3 EMS, along with personnel from Guadalupe County Electric Cooperative.

Firefighters are battling to quell the fire and prevent it from spreading to nearby properties.

According to a witness, family members — who were in the pool when the fire broke out — have escaped injury.

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