At least 100 acres scorched in wildfire near Lake Whitney

Several fire departments and the Texas A&M Forest Service are working to contain a wildfire near Lake Whitney.

Firefighters in Bosque County were called this afternoon to the area of Kimball Bend Park for a growing grass fire. Mutual aid from several surrounding departments responded to help.

The Texas A&M Forest Service has also responded to assist. They are estimating the fire has burned at least 100 acres with 0% containment as of 8:30pm Saturday.

Traffic on Highway 174 has been impacted by this fire.

As weather conditions improve this evening, firefighters should be able to make some headway on containment.

We will update the story below with the latest information.

Update – As of 9:30pm Saturday, containment has been updated to 30%.