Georgetown firefighters working to stop flames at Texas Disposal Systems waste station

Williamson County
mulch fire

Firefighters work to extinguish a fire at Texas Disposal Systems (Georgetown Fire Department Photo)

GEORGETOWN, Texas (KXAN) — Georgetown Fire Department crews were dispatched to put out a fire that’s been burning all Friday morning at mulch pile at the Texas Disposal Systems waste station on WL Walden Drive.

According to GFD, crews first responded to the scene at 2:20 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 10. The initial fire was put out within one hour but GFD remained on scene to monitor the area until 9:15 a.m.

A hot spot on the mulch pile reignited Friday morning at 5:20 a.m. The fire was extinguished within 30 minutes. The mulch pile was dismantled, covered in water and flattened out to prevent any new hot spots.

Firefighters contained the fire to an area less than one-tenth of the entire mulch pile. No one was hurt and no structures were damaged.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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