Firefighters extinguish fire near Texas Renaissance Festival, festivities to continue

Posted at 12:34 AM, Nov 23, 2021
and last updated 2021-11-23 12:12:10-05

TODD MISSION, Texas — Firefighters from multiple agencies responded to a fire near the site of the Texas Renaissance Festival.

Festival officials say the fire will not impact the event's Christmas festivities this weekend.

According to the Grimes County Sheriff's Office, the fire happened behind the festival area in an area where animals are usually kept. However, no animals were reported to be there.

Firefighters were able to quickly extinguish the fire.

A festival spokesman told 25 News the fire started in a kitchen in the "Kingdom of Tuscany" around midnight.

The kitchen sustained minor damage. No one was hurt.