Crews battling grass fire near Abilene State Supported Living Center


ABILENE, Texas (KTAB/KRBC) – Crews are battling a grass fire near the Abilene State Supported Living Center on Maple Street in Abilene.

There are currently six engines and six brush trucks fighting the fire, which is reportedly in a spot that is difficult for crews to access with their equipment. The Clyde Volunteer Fire Department has also been called in to assist .

The Abilene State Supported Living Center is in the vicinity of the fire, but does not currently appear to be in danger.

The fire was reported shortly before 8 p.m. Thursday.

This is a developing story, stick with for more information as it becomes available.

This story has been corrected from a previous version that stated the fire was near Kirby Lake.

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