Used fireworks ignite a fire in Grape Creek

Tom Green County Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to the 8000 block of Birch Lane, July 5, in reference to a structure fire. 

On arrival the property owner had already extinguished the fire. According to the TGCSO, the fire appeared to have been caused by used fireworks placed into a trash can filled with books and sawdust.

A carport sustained some burn damage one corner, the right rear portion of a blue Kia minivan had some burn damage along with a Chevrolet Cavalier.