Additional help called in to put out large grass fire north of Bastrop

FILE - Police lights (KXAN File Photo/Juan Salinas)
FILE - Emergency lights (KXAN File Photo/Juan Salinas)

BASTROP, Texas (KXAN) — Crews responded to a large grass fire north of Bastrop, Tuesday afternoon.

Additional help had been requested fighting the fire, located near the intersection of Old Sayers Road and Phelan Road, just west of State Highway 95.

At around 5:20 p.m., the Bastrop County Office of Emergency Management says the fire was contained and crews were finishing work at the scene. 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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