Another powerful fire reported in our area, this one near La Blanca.
Over 50 firefighters and multiple fire departments came to the rescue and battled a structure fire last night into the early morning hours. Firefighters did say that the freezing temperatures did pose an obstacle and did take a toll on them. Weslaco Fire Department assisted with tanker support as water supply in the area was limited. An Ambus was also dispatched to the scene as a place for firefighters to recover and escape the cold. No injuries were reported.