LLANO COUNTY, Texas –
11:00 a.m. Sunday update: The 308 fire in Llano is 80 percent contained. The Smith West Fire in Blanco is 100 percent contained.
4:00 p.m. Thursday update: Firefighters battling the 308 fire have requested the folloiwng items:
- Bottled water
- Lip balm
- Cool wraps (bandanas with cooling gel)
- Trail mix or granola bars
- Wet Wipes
Kingsland has two drop-off locations and Marble Falls has two as well. Your donations will be delivered to a command post or fire station. Those locations are:
Kloset DejaVu Consignment
2112 West R.R. 1431, Kingsland
BZR Transmission and Automotive
4444 West R.R. 1431, Kingsland
Lone Star Capital Bank
1001 West RR 1431, Marble Falls
Marble Falls Fire
700 Avenue N, Marble Falls
7:00 p.m. Wednesday update: Firefighters are battling a second wildfire close to where an blaze that is nearly 800-acres in size is still burning on the Blanco-Llano county line.
Texas A&M Forest Service reported the second fire at 3:35 p.m. in Lllano County and said it had burned 150 acres. The Austin Fire Department and the Pedernales Fire Department are assisting with fighting the fire.
See a map of the current fires.
The Llano County Fire Department is working alongside the Westlake Fire Department and Manchaca Fire Rescue to extinguish a large fire near State Highway 71 and Ranch Road 962.
The fire started in Blanco County moving toward the Llano County line, according to the Llano County Office of Emergency Management. At last check, the fire has spread to more than 775 acres and is 25 percent contained.
Authorities report numerous agencies are involved in the response to the fire. There is ash falling in Horseshoe Bay and surrounding areas; as far as Kingsland have been reported. No evacuations of Horseshoe Bay are occurring.
Residents are asked to not call 911 to report the fire unless they are in immediate danger.
The Texas A&M Forest Service Incident Information Twitter account reported a second fire in Mills County is estimated at 400 acres and was 25 percent contained as of 10 p.m.