Investigators: Weslaco Warehouse Fire Started with Illegal Burn

2 years 3 months 1 week ago Thursday, October 10 2019 Oct 10, 2019 October 10, 2019 12:02 PM October 10, 2019 in News - Local

WESLACO – Hotspots are still smoldering in a Weslaco warehouse.

Flames broke out Thursday afternoon near Mile 12 and Westgate Drive.

Investigators believe it all started from illegal burning.

An official with the Hidalgo County Fire Marshal’s Office told CHANNEL 5 NEWS the recycling business is also not licensed to operate and was cited for both violations.

No injuries were reported.

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