FORT BEND COUNTY, Texas, Aug. 30, 2023 – Fire Marshal Investigators are en route to a rapidly evolving grass fire situation in Orchard off of Roper Rd. As of the latest updates, the fire has claimed two structures and continues to burn. The status of containment has not yet been confirmed by authorities.
Residents and commuters are advised to avoid the area to facilitate the operations of emergency response teams currently working to control the fire. Further information will be provided as the situation develops. Officials have not yet released details on the cause of the fire or any potential casualties.
Public safety agencies are urging citizens to exercise extreme caution and to stay tuned for updates.