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Nov 2, 2013 7:26 PM

Brush Fire Leaves 15 Acres Charred

BANQUETE - Fire crews are monitoring hot spots after putting out a brush fire just outside Banquette.

The fire happened near Banquete Creek off of FM 666, near FM 40.

Nueces County and Annaville Fire Departments worked the fire along with Bluntzer Volunteer Fire Department.


About 15 acres were charred by the flames. Fire officals say a hay bailer may have somehow started the fire. They are investigating.

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