Cutting torch causes grass fire in Wichita Falls

Officials with the Wichita Falls Fire Department responded to a grass fire on Saturday. (Source: RNN Texoma)
Officials with the Wichita Falls Fire Department responded to a grass fire on Saturday. (Source: RNN Texoma)
Officials with the Wichita Falls Fire Department responded to a grass fire on Saturday. (Source: RNN Texoma)
Officials with the Wichita Falls Fire Department responded to a grass fire on Saturday. (Source: RNN Texoma)

WICHITA FALLS, Tx (RNN Texoma) - Officials with the Wichita Falls Fire Department responded to a grass fire on Saturday.

It happened near the Wellington Ramp on U.S 287.

Assistant Fire Marshall Eddie Mawson said that they received a call around 2:40 p.m about the fire. He said it was accidentally started by a man using a cutting torch.

Mawson said the amount of acreage burned is not known at this time.

The Iowa Park Fire Department assisted the WFFD with putting out the fire.

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