POSTED: Thursday, March 17, 2011 - 4:31pm
UPDATED: Friday, March 18, 2011 - 8:21am
Expressway 83 Shut Down Earlier Today
A massive brush fire spread over several acres of land in Sullivan City.
Officials were forced to shut down highway 83 due to heavy smoke.
Firefighters from Mission, McAllen and Edinburg were some of the departments assisting in the fire.
Bulldozers were brought in to help contain the blaze. Officials have not determined what may have started the fire but say windy conditions helped to spread the blaze quickly.
Officials are planning a full investigation.