Firefighters battling large grass fire in Wise County

Multiple fire departments were battling a large grassfire in Wise County on Thursday afternoon.

The size of the fire was an estimated 500 acres, according to authorities. Smoke from the grassfire could be seen for miles.

The fire was reportedly centered around the small town of Crafton, which is located north of Lake Bridgeport. The fire has since grown as far south as County Road 1770.

There were no immediate reports of injuries, but the fire was threatening several homes in the area.

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