PARKER COUNTY, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – Firefighters in Parker County battled an approximately 250 acre grass fire Wednesday.
It is the area of 300 Walden Road near Granbury Highway, south of Weatherford and as of 8:30 p.m. was 95 percent contained with some hay bales still smoldering.
One firefighter was taken to the hospital, but there has been no update on the firefighter’s condition.
At 3:55 p.m. the Parker County Sheriff’s Department told CBS11 the fire was under control.
The smell of smoke reached into parts of Tarrant County Wednesday afternoon.
A burn ban is in effect for both Parker and Tarrant Counties.
Multiple mutual aid was requested to the scene.
High winds are made it difficult to keep the fire from spreading.