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Snyder fire truck ignites and sparks grass fire in North Abilene

The Abilene Fire Department responded to a grass fire in north Abilene.

The Abilene Fire Department was dispatched to a grass fire at approximately 2:45 p.m. Thursday at Beltway North and West Lake Road.

When they arrived on scene, firefighters reported there was a Snyder Fire Department truck on fire as well and requested additional units to respond. The Hawley Volunteer Fire Department was also called to assist.

 As of approximately 4:40 p.m., the departments were finishing up containment of the fire.

It's believed the Snyder fire truck burning was on the way or coming from getting repairs.