TAYLOR COUNTY, Texas (KTAB/KRBC) – A 200-acre fire is burning near Coronado’s Camp, ignited Easter Day.


UPDATES

8:00 p.m.

The Texas Wildfire Incident Response System updated the Easter Blues Fire just after 8:00 Sunday night, as growing to 300 acres in size with 30% containment.

7:00 p.m.

6:00 p.m.

The ECCA Volunteer Fire Department, Station 1, in Tuscola is asking for these supplies for the firefighters battling the Easter Blues Fire now:

  • Sandwiches in baggies
  • Water
  • Gatorade

Original report

Just off FM 89 and four miles northwest of HWY 277, the Easter Blues Fire burns at 200 acres in size, with 0% containment.

According to the Texas A&M Forest Service, aviation crews have been ordered to help ground crews put out the fire.

This story is ongoing. KTAB/KRBC will update with additional information as it becomes available.