Tuesday, November 29th, 2016
Hays County Fire Marshal Clint Browning said today that the 150-acre grass fire east of Kyle on Monday was caused by a resident improperly burning household garbage in a backyard.
Sunday, October 23rd, 2016
The first responders urge residents to vote for Hays County bond props. 1 and 2; creation of Hays County Emergency Service District No. 9; and expansion of ESD No. 7.
Thursday, February 11th, 2016
With high winds and low humidity in the forecast, the Hays County Commissioners Court this week reinstated a ban on outdoor burning in unincorporated areas of the county. Officials in Travis and Caldwell counties also imposed burn...
Monday, October 26th, 2015
Hays County Judge Bert Cobb lifted the ban on outdoor burning in unincorporated areas of the county on Monday after days of rainfall eased wildfire conditions.
Thursday, August 7th, 2014
Citing a rapidly increasing drought index rating, the commissioners court on Tuesday reinstated a ban on outdoor burning in unincorporated areas of Hays County.
Thursday, January 9th, 2014
Investigators have not found reason to suspect foul play or criminal activity in the trailer house fire that killed two people early Wednesday, the Hays County fire marshal said this afternoon.
Wednesday, October 16th, 2013
Firefighters quickly shut down a malfunctioning vacuum pump that tripped fire alarms at STAR Park, a Texas State University technology research facility on Hunter Road in south San Marcos.
Thursday, February 28th, 2013
Hays County investigators say they found no evidence of arson or other wrongdoing in the Friday fire that destroyed Ace Hardware, Wimberley’s third-largest employer.
Monday, February 25th, 2013
A fire that raged Friday night at the Ace Hardware in Wimberley resulted in a complete loss of the building, according to Hays County Fire Marshall Mark Chambers, who said the damages are estimated at $3 million.
Tuesday, January 8th, 2013
Nodding to recent rainfall, the Hays County Commissioners Court this morning lifted its outdoor burning ban, but warned that it could be re-imposed as soon as later this week.