Multiple crews battle fire in far east Bexar County

Man taken to hospital with minor burns

BEXAR COUNTY - Fire crews from multiple departments battled a structure fire Sunday night that sent one person to the hospital.

The fire started around 8:30 p.m. in the 13000 block of Highway 87 east near Loop 1604.

One person was taken to the hospital after suffering minor burns.

Crews at the scene reported one person being trapped inside the structure, but it's unknown whether that was the person taken to the hospital.

Crews from Martindale, Acadian, China Grove, and the Bexar County Sheriff's Office worked the scene for several hours.

Witnesses who live in the area said flames could be seen shooting high into the air for at least a half hour.

As fire crews battled the fire, a large plume of smoke could be seen high above the horizon.

A damage estimate was not immediately available.


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