Wood County crews on scene of grassfire

Officials with the Wood County Sheriff's office confirm crews from several departments are working a grassfire near Quitman.

Sheriff's officials tell us the fire broke out earlier tonight at a property on Highway 154, outside of Quitman.

Crews from Hideaway Lake, Quitman, and Winnsboro fire departments assisted Hainesville firefighters in containing the blaze, which burned about 20 acres.

Five structures were threatened, but officials say damage was limited to some fencing materials on the property.

While the fire is contained, officials say crews will remain out on the scene checking for hot spots.

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