The fire reached threatening distances to homes in the Grandview Estates development off of FM 1641. Sixteen different area agencies responded to the fire, including fire departments from Mesquite, Sunnyvale, Heath, Crandall, Terrell, Kaufman, Combine, Able Springs, College Mound, and the Kaufman County Fire Marshal's office.
A spokesman from the Kaufman County Fire Marshal's office estimated that an upwards of 50 hay bales were burnt in the fire. The fire crews that responded did an excellent job of controlling the fire to avoid any structures or homes being engulfed in the flames.
None of the residents in the area were evacuated. A fireman for the Forney Fire Department was taken to the hospital for heat exhaustion and his current condition have not been released. See map below for the area of the fire.