Bastrop H-E-B remains closed following fire

BASTROP, Texas (KXAN) — Workers and cleanup crews are working around the clock to clean and entirely restock the H-E-B store in Bastrop after a fire broke out inside the store on Tuesday. A spokesperson said the store was evacuated shortly after 9 p.m. and no one was injured.

Police said the fire started in an area the area was under construction.

Smoke and water damage has kept the store closed. However, the store’s drive-thru pharmacy window has reopened.

H-E-B hopes to reopen the store early next week, and updates will be added to this page, the spokesperson said. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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