Kirby Fire Department

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Grass Fire 8/8/2011

Kirby Fire Dispatched for a grass fire Engine 4 & Squad 5 enroute. E-4 arrived on location to find a 30'x30' patch of grass on fire E-4 started to attack the fire. Within a matter of seconds the fire speared to 2 acres then grew from there, S-5 arrived and started a fast attack but the high wind pushed the fire into thick brush. Multiple mutual aid departments were requested along with state assistants. The fire was finally stopped along a small dirt road. The total area burned was about 14 acres.