30-Acre Burn Near Tampico Threatens Homes Before Flames Are Doused
A Brush fire threatened homes near Tampico on Wednesday as firefighters worked to get the nearly 30 acre fire under control. Firefighters were able to douse the flames late Wednesday but not before the fire threatened about 10 homes about 3 and a half miles Northeast of Tampico. Firefighters from 7 different departments battled the flames with the help of helicopters and planes. The firefighters remained on the scene late Wednesday. The cause is under investigation. No injuries were reported and no structures burned.