Major fire burning in Bandera, fire departments working to extinguish flames

It has been reported by the Bandera Marshal’s Office that a major brush fire is burning in the 2300 block of English Crossing Road in Bandera.

Their fire departments are on the scene working to put the fire out. No injuries have been reported at this time.

The Bandera Marshal’s Office adds, “This is the second controlled burn that has gotten out of control in two days!! People need to use some common sense. It is far too DRY and WINDY to be BURNING!!”

If possible, please avoid burning and see the image below to determine if your county is currently under a burn ban.

The image above shows Texas county burn bans as of August 29. The chart is from the Texas A&M Forest Service and was created as a public service.