More Than 50 Firefighters Respond to Blaze near La Blanca

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NEAR LA BLANCA – A fire that destroyed a home near La Blanca is under investigation.

The Weslaco Fire Department said more than 50 firefighters worked to get the blaze under control.

The house is located near Skinner Road and Mile 19 north of La Blanca.  

Fire officials said the near-freezing temperatures and the lack of water supply in the area took a toll on several of the firefighters.

No major injuries were reported.

The Hidalgo County Fire Marshal’s Office is looking into the cause. 

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