Large Fire At Local Park Rekindles

MOODY (July 13, 2013)--Firefighters returned to the scene of a large fire Saturday after battling the fire through the night.

The fire started just before 6:00 p.m. Friday at Iron Bridge Park in Moody.

Officials on scene reported the fire was burning in an area that was hard for firefightes to reach.

Heavy equipment, including a backhoe, was being brought in to help fight the fire.

After working through the night, crews were dousing hot spots late Saturday morning as operations wound down.

By noon the last units were clearing the scene.

Reports indicated that the fire continued to smolder in a wooded area, but that the area was contained.

Crews were called back out late Saturday afternoon and were expected to remain on scene for some time.

The cause of the fire hasn't been determined.