It was a long day for fire fighter in Rockport when fire fighters were called to a large grass fire at around 2:15 Saturday afternoon.
According to fire officials, the fire threatened one house, before they could stop it. The fire jumped the road and burned to a canal. Rockport and Fulton Volunteers fought the flames along with the help of the Lamar Fire Department. Those fire fighters were able to get the fire out before it could reach that house.