Swiss Alp Pasture, Bales Catch Fire

Schulenburg Volunteer Fire Department put out a grass fire in the Swiss Alp area on Thursday, Nov. 30.

The fire was in a pasture along the east side of US 77 just south of FM 3171.

Fire Chief Jeff Proske said the blaze likely started from an unattended trash fire. He said witnesses saw a man burning trash on the property earlier that morning. However, no one was at the property when firefighters arrived after getting the call around 11:12 a.m.


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