San Gabriel fire in Williamson County remains 500 acres and 45% contained

Williamson County Fire
Williamson County Fire(Williamson County, TX Office of Emergency Management.)
Published: Jul. 23, 2022 at 8:02 PM CDT|Updated: Jul. 24, 2022 at 1:20 PM CDT
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LIBERTY HILL, Texas (KWTX) - UPDATE: The “San Gabriel” fire is an estimated 500 acres and 45% contained, according to the Williamson County Emergency Services.

Lake Georgetown and the trails around the lake are closed for recreational use until further notice due to the fire.


Firefighters from multiple agencies including Texas A&M Fire Service are on the scene at a fire in Williamson County.

The “San Gabriel” fire is reportedly 250 acres and 10% contained in Liberty Hill and has spread to the jurisdiction of the Georgetown Fire Department, according to Williamson County Emergency Services.

Due to the fire, 200 homes in the 2 mile radius have been evacuated.

“Santa Rita Middle School is being set up as a shelter for those being evacuated due to a wildfire on Tower Road in Liberty Hill,” said Williamson County Emergency Services.

Texas A&M Forest Service is responding with multiple crews, dozers, engines and aircraft, including the DC-10, 4 large airtankers and 3 fire bosses.

This is a developing story.

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