250-acre Central Texas wildfire contained

A wildfire that spread over about 250 acres in Central Texas is contained, but crews remain on...
A wildfire that spread over about 250 acres in Central Texas is contained, but crews remain on the scene to monitor for flare-ups.(Lorena Police Dept.)
Published: Aug. 31, 2020 at 4:30 PM CDT|Updated: Sep. 1, 2020 at 11:03 AM CDT
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MOODY, Texas (KWTX) - Crews from area departments battled a fast-moving wildfire late Monday afternoon between Waco and Temple.

The 250-acre fire in the area of Box Ranch Road and Mockingbird Lane north of Moody has been contained and crews that remained at the scene to monitor for flare-ups have been recalled.

Firefighters from departments in at least eight surrounding communities including Waco responded.

The crews were working in 100-degree-plus temperatures with heat index approaching 110.

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