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Temple firefighters battle two grass fires

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Posted at 5:54 AM, Jul 31, 2017
and last updated 2017-07-31 07:03:05-04

Firefighters in Temple battled two separate grass fires on Sunday night.

Firefighters responded to the 2200 block of S. Pea Ridge Road at 5:10 p.m. with eight units and 17 personnel. 

Belton, Central Bell, Moffat, Morgan's Point, Sparta and Troy also provided personnel and units. 

The scene was cleared at 8:39 p.m. About 30 acres of pasture were burned while no structures were damaged.

At 7:03 p.m., another grass fire was reported at Old Howard Road and Cedar Creek Road. Temple Fire and Rescue responded with 6 units and 11 personnel. 

Fire departments from Moffat and troy assisted in extinguishing the blaze. 

The scene was cleared by 9:32 a.m. and between three and five acres of pasture were burned. No structures were threatened. 

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