Grass fire started in eastern Travis County off SH 71

TCSO Travis County Sheriff's Office_119442

TRAVIS COUNTY, Texas (KXAN) — A grass fire started Tuesday afternoon in eastern Travis County and briefly shut down lanes of State Highway 71.

The Travis County Sheriff’s Office said the grass fire involved a trash truck near SH 71 and Wolf Lane. Eastbound lanes were shut down until just before 2 p.m.

TCSO did not specify if anyone was hurt or how big the fire was.

This is a developing story and will be updated as more information becomes available.

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