Massive grass fire forces evacuation of mental health facility, - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Down power lines spark grass fire

MEMPHIS, TN - (WMC-TV) – A massive grass fire forced the evacuation of a mental health facility and several homes in Arlington.

The fire started on Milton Wilson Road after wind knocked down power lines, according to the Shelby County Fire Department.

Officials say the fire was quickly put out and people are being allowed back into their residences.

There were no injuries reported as a result of the fire, although it did fill several homes with smoke.

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