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Wildfire burns about 600 acres in Williamson County, 95% contained

WILLIAMSON COUNTY, Texas — Emergency crews continue to battle a wildfire in Williamson County that started Sunday afternoon. It's happening near the Texas Department of Public Safety training facility just south of Florence off Pecan Branch. The fire has now grown from its 200-acre size on Sunday to 600...
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Fire near Florence fully contained, approximately 600 acres burned

FLORENCE, Texas - The structure fire near the DPS training facility off Pecan Branch near Florence is now fully contained, according to Williamson County officials. According to the Texas Intrastate Fire Mutual Aid System (TIFMAS), the fire spread to approximately 600 acres. Crews had been unable to accurately map the size of the fire until Tuesday, July 5, due to difficult terrain.
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Florence Fire Now Fully Contained

A fire burning since early Sunday afternoon in Florence has been brought under control today. The blaze, which is near the Department of Public Safety Training Facility off of Pecan Branch, has scorched approximately 600 acres, according to the Texas Intrastate Fire Mitutal Aid System. Crews had been unable to...
FLORENCE, TX
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2 men identified after dying from a trench collapse in Jarrell

JARRELL, Texas — The Williamson County Sheriff's Office confirmed the identities of the two men who died after they were buried alive when a trench collapsed in Jarrell. The two men were identified as Jimmy L. Alvarado, 20, and Jose Vargas Ramirez, 39, wrote WCSO's Lt. Russell Travis in an email to 6 News.
JARRELL, TX
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Victims in Jarrell trench collapse identified

JARRELL, Texas (FOX 44) – UPDATE: The victims in the trench collapse in Jarrell on June 28 have been identified. The Williamson County Sheriff’s Office has confirmed to FOX 44 News that the two men who died in the 24-foot-deep trench are 20-year-old Jimmy Lee Alvarado and 39-year-old Jose Vargas Ramirez, both of Florence, Texas. […]
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