MOODY — Firefighters from seven area volunteer departments Monday were still fighting a stubborn 130-acre wildfire that started around 4 p.m. Sunday from a campfire at Iron Bridge Park in north Bell County.
Fanned by winds gusting up to 25 mph and fueled by tons of dead trees in the Belton Lake flood plain, the fire kept men and equipment busy overnight Sunday and into Monday, said Steven Carter, regional fire coordinator with the Texas A&M Forest Service. The forest service dispatched four bulldozers Sunday afternoon and cut a line to contain the blaze, he said.
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