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9,500 acres burned in San Saba fire

San Saba Sheriff, Chief Deputy, Game Warden, and San Saba County Fire Departments with surrounding agencies are assisting with the fire.
Credit: San Saba Sheriff's Office

SAN SABA COUNTY, Texas — A major fire in Western San Saba County has burned 9,500 acres of land and is 60 percent contained so far, according to the San Saba County Sheriff's Office.

One home was evacuated and is being protected. San Saba Sheriff, Chief Deputy, Game Warden, and San Saba County Fire Departments with surrounding agencies are assisting with the fire.

"San Saba County is blessed to have the volunteer fire departments and volunteers that we have. As well as our surrounding and neighboring counties and agencies. Please Continued prayers for all involved," the San Saba Sheriffs Office Facebook post said.

San Saba Cheif Deputy Dwayne Shaw said all the land affected by the fire was ranch property and there are no injuries. Also, no structure, such as a home or barn, was burned down in the fire.

The fire started Sunday afternoon around 4:30 p.m., according to Shaw.

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