Multiple Departments Responding to Major Brush Fire in Mercedes

4 years 3 months 1 week ago Friday, January 10 2020 Jan 10, 2020 January 10, 2020 6:05 PM January 10, 2020 in News - Local

MERCEDES – Fire crews are responding to a brush fire in Mercedes between Mile 3 and Mile 4.

Mercedes firefighters say the strong wind is a factor in battling the flames. They’re getting assistance from Donna and Weslaco fire departments.

A large portion of a palm tree farm in the area has already burned.

Officials say the fire has been contained and are monitoring hotspots.

No word on what possibly started the fire.

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