Large Grass Fire Under Control in Waxahachie

By Elvira Sakmari
|  Thursday, Mar 13, 2014  |  Updated 4:22 PM CDT
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Chopper 5 shows firefighters putting out a large grass fire in Waxahachie Thursday afternoon.

Chopper 5

Chopper 5 shows firefighters putting out a large grass fire in Waxahachie Thursday afternoon.

The Waxahachie Fire Department battled a large grass fire Thursday afternoon, but got the flames under control quickly.

The Waxahachie Daily Light tweeted that the fire was behind the Bent Tree Town Homes on the I-35 frontage road and that the wind was blowing the fire west toward the apartments.

Waxahachie dispatchers told NBC 5 while the fire was large at one point, firefighters had it under control as of 3 p.m. and no structures were involved.

Chopper 5 saw firefighters putting out hot spots.

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