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.READ MORE: Tarrant County Issues Warning About Expedited Passport Scams
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.READ MORE: 6-Year-Old Fatally Stabbed In Dallas, Woman In Custody
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.MORE NEWS: Democratic State Rep. Mary Gonzalez Wants Special Session On Funding Of Texas Border Wall
High winds are made it difficult to keep the fire from spreading.