Wildfire spreads over 8,000 acres of rough Central Texas terrain
SAN SABA COUNTY, Texas (KWTX) - Firefighters from around Central Texas were battling a wildfire Monday in western San Saba County that spread over 8,000 acres of rough and rocky terrain in less than 24 hours.
The Mays wildfire, which broke out at around 5:40 p.m. Sunday about 15 miles east of Brady near the San Saba-McCulloch county line was about 20% contained late Monday afternoon, an update on the National Wildfire Coordinating Group website said.
The fire is threatening multiple structures, the update said.
Ground crews were working Monday to establish a fire line around the blaze, working in coordination with aviation resources, the update said.
A temporary flight restriction is in place over the area of the fire to ensure a safe operating environment for firefighting air crews.
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