WACO, Texas (FOX 44) – The Waco Texas Fire units are responding to a large brush fire located at the 3700 Block of Kendall Lane. The Bellmead Fire crew has requested for mutual aid.

There were 3+ alarms and multiple agencies assisting, including the Texas Forest Service.

State aircraft’s dropped water on the fire to put it out.

Evacuations of the area occurred and residents should still avoid the area and take safety precautions.

McLennan County Deputies tell FOX 44 News that the fire started in a barn-like structure and the black smoke is coming from burning PVC pipes.

The U.S. Forestry Service says the fire has burned 50 acres, several vehicles, and construction equipment.