Dry rice fire 60 percent contained July 12, 2022 - 15:55 Posted in: NewsAround The County As Columbus VFD fights the dry rice fire in Columbus for the second day, firefighters report they had a night crew out at the fire scene to monitor conditions and hold the perimeter. The day time crew arrived on scene this morning with the Texas Forest Service. "We expect to put ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!