Big Bend's 'Powerline Fire' Burns Approximately 2,000 Acres

Big Bend's 'Powerline Fire' Burns Approximately 2,000 Acres
Big Bend National Park | Facebook
A fire sparked Monday afternoon in Big Bend National Park continues burning and causing heavy smoke.

The National Park Service is calling it the Powerline Fire. The park service said that as of Tuesday afternoon, the fire had grown to 1,995 acres.

Authorities said that additional resources are expected to arrive today to continue maintaining fire breaks and to work to suppress the fire, which was started by a downed powerline on Monday afternoon.

For updates, visit Big Bend National Park on Facebook.

Big Bend's 'Powerline Fire' Burns Approximately 2,000 Acres
Big Bend National Park | Facebook

Big Bend's 'Powerline Fire' Burns Approximately 2,000 Acres
Big Bend National Park | Facebook
Big Bend's 'Powerline Fire' Burns Approximately 2,000 Acres
Big Bend National Park | Facebook
Big Bend's 'Powerline Fire' Burns Approximately 2,000 Acres
Big Bend National Park | Facebook

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