GALLERY: Major grass fire fought near Buffalo Gap, View (18 photos)

POSTED: 7:57 PM Apr 27 2014   UPDATED: 10:18 PM Apr 27 2014

A major grass fire in central Taylor County involving 1,000 acres was only 20 percent contained and about 20 homes had been evacuated as of 7 p.m. Sunday. Firefighters responded to the blaze around 3 p.m. Sunday. According to the Elm Creek Citizens Association Fire Department, the grass fire is burning west of FM 1235. Roads are closed between Buffalo Gap and View.

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KTXS photo by Jesse Smith