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Nine Coastal Bend fire crews battle fire near Mathis

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Posted at 4:58 PM, Apr 24, 2021

LAKE CITY, Texas — Several fire crews from across the Coastal Bend fought a large fire in Lake City near Mathis on Saturday.

According to officials, the fire started at 119 3rd street around 3:30 P.M.

San Patricio County Fire Marshal Steven Loving says three trailer homes and one freestanding structure were damaged. Two trailer homes were empty and the third was occupied by one person.

Nine fire crews were on the scene, including crews from Mathis, Sinton, Odem, Sandia and George West.

The fire is now out and crews are monitoring it for any hotspots.