SHERIDAN, Ark. – Authorities in Sheridan are fighting a wildfire that developed Sunday afternoon.

According to the Arkansas Division of Emergency Management, the fire happened in the area of Highway 35 North and Grant County Road 51.

About a dozen homes in the area were evacuated initially. As the first continued to spread, authorities began evacuating homes in the 1500 block of Grant 57 to the 1000 block of Grant 51.

At this time no injuries have been reported and the situation is still developing.