Bastrop Tx Fire
September 5, 2011 by USA Post
So far, at least 300 homes in Bastrop and have burned more than 5,000 people have been evacuated. Over 14,000 hectares have been burnt, and there will be an evaluation of Monday to get a clearer picture.
KVUE News has said the fire now extends from Highway 291 across the Colorado River in an area known as Prairie Hills.
To fight the fire on Monday, officials say they will bring in Blackhawk helicopters to provide air support. Its aim is to stay ahead of the fireplace. Fire departments across the state have come to help.
For more information call the citizens’ information or 512-332-8814 512-332-8856.
Five centers have been established in Bastrop, it is unclear how long it will remain open. Four people are in shelters.
Bastrop ISD has decided to cancel classes Tuesday, September 6, and all school activities.
There are five shelters remain open to residents of Bastrop County, Bastrop Middle School, Grace Lutheran Church and First Baptist Church in Smithville, Smithville Rec Center, and the Catholic Church of Ascension.
If you have been evacuated and not stay in a shelter, officials ask you to stop one of these places and check in. They want to ensure that all in mind.
The American Legion in Bastrop is accepting pets and livestock.
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