(UPDATE, 9:15 a.m.) – According to officials, the Trinity County wildfire is now 90 to 100% contained, and is approximated to have reached over 200 acres. Firefighters are still on the scene to prevent any resurgence.
(UPDATE, 8:20 p.m.) – The Trinity County wildfire is 70% contained in an unpopulated area, according to Trinity County Sheriff Woody Wallace. Aircrafts and bulldozers are on the scene of the fire, Wallace said.
“Depending on weather and wind as to its fate. Thanks once again to all the firefighters that responded to the fire. If there are any negative changes we will send out a Nixle alert,” said Wallace.
(UPDATE, 5:45 p.m.) – According to the Texas A&M Forest Service, the wildfire in Trinity County has grown to approximately 200 acres, but has been about 70% contained.
UPDATE – The wildfire in Trinity County is reportedly 175 acres and 40% contained as of 3:30 p.m. according to the Texas A&M Forest Service.
TRINITY COUNTY, Texas (KETK) – Trinity County Sheriff Woody Wallace has reported the outbreak of a wildfire just north of Trinity.
In a Facebook post, Wallace said that firefighters and EMS personnel are responding to the scene.
No further information is available at this time, but more will be released as it becomes available.
This is a developing story. Check back for updates.