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Fire Burns 25 Acres, Causes Evacuations

  • An image from Saturday’s brush fire in the Carmine/Ledbetter area.
    An image from Saturday’s brush fire in the Carmine/Ledbetter area.
A large brush fire forced 50 people to evacuate Saturday afternoon in Carmine and Ledbetter, burning almost 25 acres before it was contained. Ledbetter Fire Chief Kevin Woelfel said first responders were dispatched to Round Top Road in Carmine at 1:21 p.m. Volunteers from Ledbetter Carmine, and Round Top fire departments responded to the fire as did firefighters from the Texas Forest Service. …

 

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