Texas Forest Service

Grass fire burns 38 acres of the Cooper Wildlife Management Area Monday afternoon.
Cindy Roller / Cooper Review

Multiple area fire departments were called to the Cooper Wildlife Management Area located near Cooper Lake and County Road 2020 in Klondike for an uncontrolled grass fire Monday afternoon at approximately 3:30 p.m. The flames engulfed 38 acres of the heavily timbered area with some scattered spot fires.

Cindy Roller / Cooper Review/KETR

Despite a region free of burn bans in Texas this Fourth of July holiday, emergency officials ask you be vigilant of the risks associated with fireworks.