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Fire in Brown County no longer threatening explosives plant, estimated 500 acres burned

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Posted at 8:59 PM, Jul 23, 2018
and last updated 2018-07-24 09:09:20-04

A fire in Brown County that started in Zephyr is no longer threatening an explosives plant.

According to the Texas A&M Forest Service, fire supervisors confirmed that the plant and its explosives are no longer at risk. All local, state and interagency fire resources have resumed actively engaging in wildfire suppression. The fire started around 6:50 p.m. on Monday.

The fire is estimated at 500 acres burned with zero percent containment.  

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