Small Grass Fire Burns Near Homes in Ellis County | NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

Small Grass Fire Burns Near Homes in Ellis County

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    A grassfire in Ellis County burned several acres near Interstate 345 Wednesday. (Published Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2016)

    Firefighters are trying to determine the cause of a small grass fire that erupted Wednesday afternoon. 

    The fire started around 2:30 p.m. near IH-45 and Tom Sawyer / FM 1182 in Ellis County. 

    NBC Chopper 5 got video of flames burning through the dry grass, that appeared to get close to a few homes, but the Ellis County Sheriff's Office said no structures ended up being damaged. 

    Crews had the fire out within an hour.