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Wichita County grass fire burns wheat field

Source: KAUZ Source: KAUZ
WICHITA COUNTY, TX (KAUZ) -

A grass fire in Wichita County torched approximately 15 acres of a wheat field Thursday afternoon.
Several local fire departments battled flames a half mile west of the Howmet Plant just after 3 p.m.
Nearby Bacon Switch Road was closed temporarily due to reduced visibility from the smoke.
The road is now back open.
It took firefighters half an hour to get the blaze under control.
The cause is still under investigation.
Stay with 6 as we continue to learn more.

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