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Update on the Bridge Creek Fire outside of Keller


The Bridge Creek Fire 13 miles north of Keller was only 29 percent contained and had grown to 2,640 acres, officials reported Wednesday.

The fire was caused by lightning and over 450 personnel are assigned to it.

Officials stated that a strong front is expected to pass over the area on Thursday with wind gusts up to 25 mph. Temperatures are expected to drop 10 degrees or more, and very dry air will move into the area. After the front moves over the area, the 8- to 14-day weather outlook calls for higher-than-average temperatures.

Resources to fight the fire include nine line crews, 22 engin...

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