Fire Under Control In Beaver County

Finally under control, that' what the Beaver County Sheriff's Department is saying about a large grass fire. Crews battled it for more than four hours.

The fire originated just Northeast of Slapout.

The Texas Emergency Management Agency asked residents north and east of Slapout all the way east to the Harper County line to evacuate the area.

Officials tell us several fire crews joined in to battling the blaze.

No structures were overtaken in the fire.

We do know that officials are still patrolling the area to make sure the fire does not flare back up.