As the winds picked up Saturday afternoon, grass fires began to spread all over the KMZU listening area.
Click to hear KMZU’s Brad Hartman talk to Carrollton Fire Engineer Tyler Bowlen:
Bowlen says they had a very busy day throughout the area with seven reported fires in his district alone.
The wind also blew a controlled burn into a residence in the 300 block of Benton Street in Carrollton.
Crews also battled a fire most of Saturday afternoon into the evening in the Hale area.