Palm tree fire contained in Brownsville, fire officials say

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (KVEO) – Palm trees caught fire near Sunrise Mall in Brownsville Saturday evening, causing large smoke clouds.

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Brownsville fire officials estimate an area of half an acre, including palm trees, caught fire around the CVS on Ruben Torres Blvd, across the street from Lacks.

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Officials say one resident was near the fire, but no one was hurt.

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The fire was contained around 9:10 p.m.

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No structures were impacted by the fire.

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