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Fire in center of Alpine 8:50 PM

Structure fire, base of "A" Mountain, Alpine TX, Monday May 9, 2011, 8:45 PM, KRTS photo by Robert Flanders.

8:45 PM: A structure is burning in Alpine on Avenue H - between 2nd and 3rd street - at the base of "A" mountain. One-half block west of the Alpine Community Center. Fire crews are on the site. Water trucks going. Getting it under control now.

9:00 PM: Fire crews have it doused it out.

9:10 PM: Brewster County Sheriff spokesperson said the Alpine Volunteer Fire Department put it out. The Sheriff's Department also warned Alpine residents not to gape, gawk, or rubberneck at these fires.

Former KRTS/KXWT News Director