Evacuation order in East Parker Co. grass fire

Parker County Emergency Management has issued an evacuation order in Eastern Parker County due to a large grass fire.

The evacuation order is for all residents along Interstate 20 from Farmer Road west to Ranch House road and points north and east to White Settlement Road, Cattle Baron road and Walsh subdivision up to FM 730.

Heavy smoke can be seen around the area. The fire crossed Farmer Road and was last seen headed toward Walsh at approximately 1:45 p.m.

More information to come.

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