Wild day of fires scorches area

Parker County ablaze Jan. 22

While a huge grass fire in eastern Parker County got all the attention, a blaze west of Springtown threatened homes, too. A third fire in Weatherford threatened the Texas Pythian Home and destroyed several small structures.
Earlier, the high risk of fires that prompted an emergency burn ban to issued early Monday, Jan. 22 in Parker County materialized and by the afternoon, firefighters across the county were busy battling several multi-alarm blazes.


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