Fort Hood officials monitoring grass fire

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Associated Press

Posted on April 29, 2014 at 5:32 AM

FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) — Officials at Fort Hood say they're monitoring a grass fire near a training range at the Central Texas Army post.

Fort Hood said in a news release Monday that the approximately 500-acre fire has drawn air and ground support on standby if it grows.

The fire was reported at about 1:30 p.m. near a live-fire impact area.

No injuries have been reported.

Fort Hood is about 70 miles north of Austin.

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