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Forest Service announces likely cause of Bastrop fire

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BASTROP COUNTY, TX (KLTV) - The Texas Forest Service says they believe they know what caused the Bastrop wildfire in Central Texas.

Officials say the most likely cause of the fire was something electrical.

The wildfire burned out of control for days, torching more than 34,000 acres in the Austin area.

The fire destroyed more than 1,500 homes, and killed 2 people.

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