On May 27th 2022 a little before 9:15 a.m., a fire broke out at Knesek Brothers Funeral Home located at 1140 Meyer St in Sealy.  The fire caused heavy damage and was finally brought under control and extinguished by a multi-department effort.  The Columbus VFD, Sealy fire department, San Felipe VFD, Belleville, VFD, Cat Spring VFD, Patterson VFD all responded.  Assisting were the Sealy PD, Austin County EOC and Austin County EMS.

It is unclear what started the fire and it remains under investigation.  We will update this story if more details become available.


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