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.