UPDATE: 8 p.m. The fire has grown to between 1,500 and 2,000 acres. Fort Hood officials said they have not called on outside resources to help contain and put out the fire.

Tyler Broadway, a Fort Hood spokesman, said he does not know when the fire started or how contained it is.

Fort Hood officials are monitoring a 400-acre fire that erupted on post today.

Tyler Broadway, a Fort Hood spokesman, said the director of emergency services at Fort Hood is on the scene of the fire at Browns Creek on West Range Road.

“We’re monitoring the situation,” Broadway said.

Contact Sarah Rafique at srafique@kdhnews.com or (254) 501-7553. Follow her on Twitter at SarahRafique.

I'm the education reporter at the Killeen Daily Herald. Follow me on Twitter at https://twitter.com/SarahRafique

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