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Structure fire near Florence fully contained, burned 600 acres

The cause of the fire is not known at this time.

FLORENCE, Texas — A structure fire in Florence is now fully contained after multiple agencies responded. 

Around 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, Williamson County Emergency Communications was notified about a structure fire off Pecan Branch near Florence. That fire spread to roughly 600 acres, according to a Tuesday release.

Later, at 6:45 p.m., Texas DPS communications was advised the fire had reached the fence line of the DPS training facility near Florence. No injuries have been reported and the cause of the fire is not known at this time. 

Several agencies responded, including fire departments from Florence, Jarrell, Georgetown, Round Rock, Salado, Bartlett, as well as the Texas Forest Service, DPS, the Williamson County Sheriff's Office, EMS and emergency management.

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