Firefighters battling wildfire in Kaufman County

Firefighters in Kaufman County are working to get a wildfire under control.

The Kings Creek fire south of Kaufman and west of Kemp broke out Sunday night.

It has scorched more than 500 acres and is about 65% contained.

The hot and dry conditions are perfect for wildfires, but there’s no word yet on what caused the fire.

North Texans asked to conserve water and power during excessive heat wave