PAIGE, Texas (KXAN) - Multiple agencies responded Saturday night to a mulch fire burning in Bastrop County. The fire is contained to a tree recycling facility in Paige.
The burn pile is at least 40 feet high and crews say due to the size it may continue to burn for several weeks.
Officials say the cause of the fire is still undetermined. Besides the mulch piles that burned three trailers attached to 18-wheeler trucks were destroyed on the property.
The fire is at a disposal facility that recycles trees burned in the Bastrop fires of 2011.
The company is called Go Green International.
While there have been no evactuations; officials are still asking people to stay clear of the area.
Late Saturday night into early Sunday morning, a light band of freezing drizzle traversed the I-35 corridor eastward. With sub-freezing temperatures, even the light precipitation created major problems.
A 10-year-old was killed while standing outside a vehicle after the child's family was involved in a fender bender, DPS said.
Austin Police confirm they have located an 82-year-old women who went missing last night.
APD is responding to a 25 vehicle accident near the 5400 block of Ed Bluestein near Thurgood Ave.
A man is dead after being hit by several vehicles in the eastbound lane of Highway 71 Saturday night.
A representative at the Fayette County Sheriff's office said that Fayette County is effectively shut down due to icy conditions.