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Edinburg Fire Department: Illegal Burning May Have Caused Grass Fire

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Posted: Nov 18, 2012 8:44 PM

Updated: Nov 18, 2012 10:24 PM

Edinburg- Out of control grassfire may have been set by illegal trash burning.

Fire investigators are trying to determine the cause of a grass fire north of Monte Cristo Road in Edinburg.

Investigators tell CHANNEL 5 NEWS the fire started around 2:30 p.m. near the intersection of Mile 11 and Eubanks Road.
Investigators say more than 15 acres were burned.

Edinburg Fire Investigators say someone set a pile of trash on fire in the area.

The Hidalgo County Fire Marshal's office is now investigating.

Topics: Illegal Burning, Grass Fire, illegal trash burning, Monte Cristo Road, Mile 11 and Eubanks Road, Edinburg Fire, Hidalgo County Fire Marshal, Edinburg, Hidalgo County

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