At 1340 hours today, Granbury and Tolar VFD responded to a grass fire off Hwy 56N between Tolar and Lipan. First in units checked on to a large fast moving wildland fire in heavy fuel load. Roughly 100 firefighters from over 12 departments responded along with 2 helicopters from the Texas Forest Service.
Fire was contained at approx. 1900 hours and several units are still on scene as of this writing (~2100 hours) mopping up.
Channel 8 News ( http://www.wfaa.com/wfaa/articledisp...4,2361,00.html )reports that the Forest Service states roughly 800 acres were burned.
No injuries are reported.
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08-12-1999, 09:49 PM #1S. CookFirehouse.com Guest
800 acres burned in Texas
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