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Grass fires are popping up in the county this afternoon, authorities said.
The Houston Rural Fire Department was called to aid the Cabool Fire Department at about 1:15 p.m. to an expanding grass fire on Berry Road at Cabool, but was turned back before arriving. The blaze was said to be close to overtaking a shop building. The area was northeast of Cabool.
Earlier, the Summersville Fire Department was called to a field fire on Highway Z.
Caution is urged when burning outside due to the dry conditions.