UPDATE: Texas Department of Public safety is on scene. Newschannel 6 has also learned the fires are stretching along three miles of the highway. We're told it is almost under control.
Multiple volunteer fire departments are fighting several grass fires along a stretch of Highway 82 between Mankins and Holliday.
Dispatchers told Newschannel 6 an 18-wheeler blew a tire, and the sparks from the rim hitting the road caused the fires.
This happened around 2 p.m.