Grass Fire Rural Ellis County UPDATE
UPDATE Monday afternoon’s fire according to Ellis County Rural Fire Director Dick Klaus, consumed 25 acres of wheat and 10 acres of grass. “It was started when a bearing on a combine went out,” Klaus told Hays Post. Fire companies 2, 4 and 5 were on the scene approximately four hours. There were no injuries.
Monday 4:15 p.m. Three Ellis County rural fire companies have been dispatched to the scene of a grass fire near the 2000 block of 370th Avenue. Stay tuned to Eagle radio and check Hays Post for additional details as they become available.