Grass Fire Burns Over Two Dozen Homes in Balch Springs

Over two dozen homes in a neighborhood in Balch Springs, Texas, were damaged by a grass fire on Monday, July 25.

Video filmed by Instagram user @ten.smilez shows smoke rising from the fire.

Officials said 26 homes had been damaged, with at least nine of them destroyed, local media reported. Fire officials evacuated some homes in the area.

Local media reported on Monday night that the fire had been contained. No injuries were reported. Credit: @ten.smilez via Storyful

Video transcript

- They have to go around and--

[ENGINES RUMBLING]

Through the dirt, like, moving. Get dirt, get dirt.

- [INAUDIBLE].

- He doesn't want it to come on here.

- No. [INAUDIBLE].

- Another chopper's coming.

- [INAUDIBLE].

[HELICOPTER BLADES BUZZING]

- Where's [INAUDIBLE]? She still looking at herself?

- Yeah.

- [INAUDIBLE].

- There she is, just watching herself.

- [INAUDIBLE].

- She's not stopping anytime soon. In fact, she's--

- Another house back there. Crystal, more back.

- [NON-ENGLISH SPEECH]

- [NON-ENGLISH SPEECH]

- There was, like, three of them [INAUDIBLE].

- [INAUDIBLE].

[NON-ENGLISH CONVERSATION]

[ENGINE ROARS]

[HELICOPTER BLADES BUZZING]

[HORN HONKS]

[BRAKES SQUEAL]

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