Editor’s note: The above video is from KXAN’s wildfire coverage on Thursday, August 3, 2023.
WEIR, Texas (KXAN) – Firefighters battled a 60-acre fire Wednesday afternoon in Weir, which is northeast of Georgetown.
As of Wednesday evening, the fire was in the mop-up stage and close to contained, the Weir Fire Department said.
The fire was reported to Williamson County Emergency Communications around 1:40 p.m. at County Road 150 and FM 972.
The fire didn’t force any evacuations but it did burn a barn and a car, Williamson County said.
The Weir Fire Department is the lead agency at the scene with support from Hutto, Jarrell, Williamson County ESD 10, Leander, Liberty Hill, Round Rock, Florence, Sam Bass, ESD 7 and Bartlett, Williamson County said.
The Williamson County Sheriff’s Office, EMS and Office of Emergency Management are also responding.
Officials said the cause of the fire was not yet known.