Mesquite Heat Fire spreads to 1,500 acres in Texas

The Mesquite Heat Fire in central Texas spread to 1,500 acres (2.3 square miles) and was 10 percent contained, authorities said May 18. may 17th. The cause has yet to be determined, but the Texas A&M Forest Service said in a tweet: “Watch out for wildfires as hot, dry conditions persist!” The Taylor County Sheriff’s Office has issued an evacuation order for residents living on White Mines Road and Braune Road. At the time of writing, they said they have no plans to lift the evacuation order. This is a developing story. Credit: Texas A&M Forest Service via Storyful

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