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 (,2361,00.html )reports that the Forest Service states roughly 800 acres were burned.

No injuries are reported.