Grass fire burning in Jones Co.


JONES COUNTY, Texas (KTAB/KRBC) — Multiple crews are battling a grass fire in Jones County.

The fire was reported early Wednesday afternoon near West Lake Road and FM 600.

Crews from Abilene, Hawley, and the Texas Forest Service are responding.

According to the Texas A&M Forest Service, the fire started at 10 acres, but was burned to 61 acres before being 100% contained at 6:48 p.m.

The Abilene Fire Department says no homes have been damaged and no injuries have occurred, but residents should avoid the area.

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