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: Former West Mesquite High School Football Player Aaron Lowe Fatally Shot In Utah
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: 'What More Would I Want?' Dallas Cowboys Trumpeter Freddie Jones On Entertaining Fans
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: Denton Police Searching For Hit-And-Run Driver Who Struck Woman In Wheelchair
High winds are made it difficult to keep the fire from spreading.