Crews put out brush fire in Bastrop’s Tahitian Village

Smoke rises from smoldering pockets in Tahitian Village. (Bastrop County Emergency Management photo).
Smoke rises from smoldering pockets in Tahitian Village on July 17, 2017. (Bastrop County Emergency Management photo).

BASTROP, Texas (KXAN) — A brush fire Monday morning in Tahitian Village has Bastrop County emergency management officials asking the public to steer clear of the area.

At around 11:10 a.m., the Office of Emergency Management tweeted that the fire was out.

Firefighters said they had a good perimeter set up around the fire, which was burning near 155 Akaloa Drive, according to tweets from emergency management.

Tahitian Village lost close to 300 homes in the 2011 Bastrop County Complex fire.

Brush fire in Tahitian Village put out by crews in Bastrop County. July 17, 2017 (Bastrop County Office of Emergency Management)
Brush fire in Tahitian Village put out by crews in Bastrop County. July 17, 2017 (Bastrop County Office of Emergency Management)
Brush fire in Tahitian Village put out by crews in Bastrop County. July 17, 2017 (Bastrop County Office of Emergency Management)
Brush fire in Tahitian Village put out by crews in Bastrop County. July 17, 2017 (Bastrop County Office of Emergency Management)

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