Firefighters battle large wildfires at national wildlife refuge in Chambers County

U.S. Fish and Wildlife say they are battling three large wildfires on wildlife refuge land in the southern area of Chambers County Thursday afternoon.

HOUSTON – U.S. Fish and Wildlife officials said they are battling three large wildfires Thursday in the Anahuac National Wildlife Refuge in southern Chambers County.

Ryan Holzapfel, fire marshal for Chambers County, said multiple resources have been called to the scene by federal officials, but the county has not been asked for assistance.

The cause of the fire is unknown and no injuries have been reported.


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