DeSoto, TX - Firefighters from DeSoto, Duncanville, Cedar Hill, Lancaster, Dallas, Ovilla, and Midlothian are currently fighting a widespread grass fire that is now fully contained. It had burned an estimated 250 acres but the multi-city containment effort has brought it under control.
The fire was first phoned in shortly before 1:00 PM Sunday and is believed to have started in a field near Keswick Drive in DeSoto. No immediate cause has been determined. No injuries have been reported.
Despite initial concerns, no homes in DeSoto have required evacuation, and none are anticipated at this time.
There were a limited number of evacuations in Cedar Hill conducted by Cedar Hill Police.
There are temporary road closures at Beltline Road from Waterford Oaks Road in Cedar Hill to Cold Water Drive in DeSoto and at Duncanville Road from Parkerville Road to Beltline.