OLDEN, Texas (KTAB/KRBC) – Officials urged community members to evacuate due to a large grass fire in Olden Friday afternoon. The fire has been contained, but multiple structures were affected.

Eastland County Sheriff Jason Weger shared that the fire is located south of Highway 2263 and was moving northeast. The sheriff’s office had asked residents to evacuate with their pets, but they can now return to their homes.

Courtesy of Keri Black

Fire crews and law enforcement are still on scene, but there are no reports of injuries at this time. Officials ask residents to avoid the area while they work.

The fire was contained between I-20 and Highway 3363. Small fires will burn within the containment through the night into Saturday. The Olden Volunteer Fire Department would like to thank Carbon, Ranger, Cisco, Gormon, Eastland fire departments and the Texas Forest Service for their assistance.

According to the Texas A&M Forest Service, it spread at least 30 acres. Stick with BigCountryHomepage for updates