Massive Grass Fires West of Fort Worth Force Evacuations

January 22, 2018
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Dozens of evacuations are reported happening following a massive grass fire that broke out west of Fort Worth this afternoon. As of now all lanes of I-20 and I-30 from Loop 820 to Farm Road 5 in Tarrant and Parker counties are closed due to the heavy smoke. That fire burned at least 1,000 acres according to the Texas A&M Forest Service. As of 4:45 pm, the forward progress of the wildfire has been stopped and about 40-50 % has been contained by fire crews. As of now no injuries have been reported. Via CBS DFW https://twitter.com/mfaulknerphotog/status/955566844513062913 https://twitter.com/Jeff_Journalist/status/955565364108316672 https://twitter.com/CBSDFW/status/955541468323627008