Firefighters battle massive brush fire
CRESTONIO - Approximately 1,200 acres burned Saturday, Jan. 16 at a ranch south of Realitos and about 7 miles outside of Hebbronville. There were about 60 firefighters from different departments battling the blaze on West Highway 359.
According to Duval County Sheriff Romeo Ramirez, the fire began when a man was burning trash in a 55- gallon drum. The man left the trash burning and when he returned the fire was out of control.
No injuries were reported.