Fires in Ellis County contained

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Posted on September 5, 2011 at 6:56 PM

Updated Monday, Sep 5 at 9:36 PM

ELLIS COUNTY - Three grass fires sparked up Monday afternoon in Ellis County, but all three were contained by Monday evening.

The largest of the three fires was estimated to be 600 acres and was near Oil Field Road/Spence Road in southeast Ellis County near the borders of Kaufman, Henderson and Navarro Counties. Multiple fire departments responded and a Texas Forestry Service task force was requested.

There was a smaller fire burning near Highways 85 and 1182, and a third near 1183. Both of those fires are contained as well.

There were no reports of injuries or homes destroyed.

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