Grass fire torches wheat field north of Iowa Park

Grass fire torches wheat field north of Iowa Park

WICHITA COUNTY, TX (KAUZ) - A grass fire scorched an estimated 20 acres of land north of Iowa Park just off Bell Road Friday afternoon.

Several agencies, including firefighters from Iowa Park, Burkburnett, Sheppard, Electra, Friberg-Cooper, Wichita Falls and Punkin Center, all went out to help battle the flames.

Smoke reduced visibility on some roadways in the area.

Bell road was closed from Griffin Road to Wyeth School Road.

Two homes were threatened by the inferno.

Officials are investigating but believe the cause may have been a spark from a plow.

Stay with 6 as we continue to learn more.

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