FM 1960 reopens in Atascocita after mulch fire
ATASCOCITA, Texas – A mulch fire Friday closed both directions of FM Road 1960 in Atascocita, firefighters said.
The fire was reported about 6:30 a.m. at Dirt Cheap Mulch Company at FM Road 1960 and Artesian Way.
Video from Sky 2 showed that the fire had been extinguished by 7:08 a.m. and fire hose was run across the highway.
Firefighters said the road reopened about 8:15 a.m.
A tweet from the Harris County Fire Marshall's Office said that the fire appears to be the result of a spontaneous combustion of the mulch.
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