KLEBERG COUNTY (August 3, 2023) — The Texas A&M Forest Service has announced it is responding to a significant wildfire in Kleberg County, dubbed the Laguna Larga Fire. As of the latest update, the fire has already consumed an estimated 300 acres of land and remains 0% contained.
Firefighting crews from multiple agencies, including local volunteer fire departments and the Texas A&M Forest Service, are currently engaged in firefighting efforts. However, the conditions of the fire and the lack of containment present ongoing challenges.
Residents of Kleberg County and surrounding areas are advised to stay updated on the situation and follow any evacuation orders or safety instructions issued by local authorities.
The cause of the Laguna Larga Fire remains under investigation. The public is urged to avoid the area to ensure the safety of both residents and the responding fire service teams.
Updates will be provided as more information becomes available.