Temple Fire & Rescue fights two grass fires Sunday evening

TEMPLE - Temple firefighters spent their Sunday evening battling two grass fires.

Around 5:03 p.m., Temple Fire & Rescue responded to a call about a large grass fire in the 2200 block of South Pea Ridge Road in Temple. 

Temple Fire & Rescue arrived at the scene at 5:10 p.m. with 8 units and 17 personnel.

Approximately 30 acres of pasture burned, according to Temple Fire & Rescue spokesman Thomas Pechal. 

Fire units from Belton, Central Bell, Moffat, Morgan’s Point, Sparta and Troy assisted. 

Fire officials cleared the South Pea Ridge fire scene at 8:39 p.m. and no structures were affected, Pechal said. 

While fire crews were at the South Pea Ridge fire, another grass fire was reported at Old Howard Road and Cedar Creek Road.  Between 3 to 5 acres of pasture burned in the blaze. 

No structures were threatened, according to Pechal.

Temple Fire & Rescue responded to the fire at Old Howard Road with 6 units and 11 personnel. Units from Moffat FD and Troy FD assisted. 

Pechal said the firefighters cleared the scene at Old Howard Road by 9:32 p.m.

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