HFD responds to grass fire along Southwest Freeway

HFD responds to grass fire along Southwest Freeway

Credit: Houston TranStar

The Houston Fire Department responded to an exit ramp near Bissonnet shortly after 7 a.m.

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by KHOU.com staff

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Posted on July 1, 2014 at 7:31 AM

Updated Tuesday, Jul 1 at 7:31 AM

HOUSTON -- A grass fire broke out along the Southwest Freeway during the Tuesday morning rush hour commute.

The Houston Fire Department responded to an exit ramp near Bissonnet shortly after 7 a.m.

By 7:30 a.m. most of the tall flames had been reduced to white smoke.

Traffic was delayed in both directions as drivers slowed down to see what was going on.

There’s no early word on what caused the fire.

Click here to see a map of Houston traffic conditions.

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