An event has been shut down in Walker County after a fire broke out, burning several RV’s and cars. According to the Walker County Firefighters Association, the fire happened at an event called “The Real Deal” on Roberts Road off FM 2550. Several RV’s and cars were said to have burned and a grass fire was contained by county firefighters and the Texas A&M Forest Service, the association said. The association said law enforcement and EMS are at the scene and the event has been shut down. During the event, several fights broke out keeping law enforcement busy. Along with that were multiple EMS calls for heat exhaustion and breathing issues, One EMS unit was involved in a crash at the scene. Walker County OEM said to avoid the area of FM 2550, FM 1696, and Roberts Road due to the fire and heavy traffic congestion.
545PM UPDATE-Fire is out, and hot spots still being worked on. Medical patients are being transported to hospitals. They are evacuating the event at this time, and it’s total chaos as everyone spills out to surrounding areas. Please avoid the area and the surrounding roads if at all possible.