2011-03-24 / Front Page
Fire Forces Evacuation of Homes
Bastrop County fought a 36 acre brush fire last Friday that started at around 2 p.m. The fire started in the area of McAllister Rd. and Hwy 71. It continued north over Hwy 71 to the area of Pine Hill Loop. All homes on Pine Hill Loop were evacuated. In total, about 100 homes were being threatened and 35 of those were totally evacuated for about two hours before being allowed to return.
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