5-acre brush fire off State Highway 21 in Bastrop County 100% contained

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Fire off State Highway 21 in Bastrop County June 26, 2021 (Courtesy: Cyndi Boyd-Hebert)

Fire off State Highway 21 in Bastrop County June 26, 2021 (Courtesy: Cyndi Boyd-Hebert)

DALE, Texas (KXAN) — Firefighters have contained a five-acre brush fire that began Saturday off State Highway 21 in Bastrop County.

The Bastrop County Office of Emergency Management said one structure was involved near 2434 State Highway 21. The fire was moving northeast, which is toward Legend Oaks Drive.

Bastrop County officials said the Texas Forest Service helped to construct a containment line with a dozer.

As of about 11:30 p.m. Saturday, the fire was 100% contained, according to the office.

The community was asked to avoid the area and to be aware of their surroundings. The office also said be ready to leave if needed, for those who live in the area.

Travis County first responders also helped at the scene.

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