Historic Texas county courthouse 'destroyed' by fire, county judge says

  • Source: KHOU-TV CBS 11 Houston
  • Published: 02/05/2021 12:00 AM

VIDEO: Videos and photos are circulating of the historic Mason County Courthouse engulfed in flames. County Judge Jerry Bearden said the building is destroyed. In the overnight hours of Feb. 5, multiple volunteer fire departments including the Brady Fire Department were called to Mason County to respond to "multiple structure fires" including the Mason County Courthouse, the Brady Fire Department said on Facebook. Judge Bearden said the fire started at 10:15 p.m. Thursday at the courthouse. Multiple units responded and no one was hurt, but Bearden said the building is destroyed. The Hill Country Passport reported that by 1 a.m. Friday, firefighters had the fire mostly contained and were only putting out a few hot spots left in the building.


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