Grass fires are popping up across a dry Texas County, authorities report.
At 1:30 p.m. Friday, four fires were reported:
•A grass fire hitting the timber line was reported at 8488 Morton Road, Houston.
•A field fire at Current River Pole, 200 Staples Lane, Licking.
•At Roby on Highway M about two miles from Highway 17. Houston Rural Fire Department was called to assist Roby’s department.
•21011 Scenic Road, Summersville, a grass and woods fire.
The National Weather Service said earlier this morning there is a high fire risk today.