Grass Fire Burns In Crane County

Grass Fire Burns In Crane County

We have a crew on the way to the fire and will update you with more information as it comes.
UPDATE 6:53 PM: Crane Police now tell us that the fire northwest of Crane is out and that fire fighters are working to put out the hot spots. The fire was caused by a spark from electrical power lines.

UPDATE 6:00 PM: Our camera crew is riding with fire fighters to survey the land.





UPDATE 5:31 PM: Berry Ingram of the Crane Fire Department tells Big 2 that two active fires are burning in Crane County today, caused by electrical power lines.

One fire is burning near Navajo Road and is 50 percent contained.

The other is located 10 miles north of that location. Fire crews say nearly 300 acres have burned so far.





UPDATE 4:51 PM: Crane Police tells Big 2 that the fire is now under control after burning for about three hours.

Crane Police tell us that crews from Crane, West Odessa, South Odessa and Upton County Fire Departments are still out there working.



Fire crews from Crane are working to put out a grass fire in Crane County, northwest of Crane.

Odessa dispatch told Big 2 that the fire is off of FM 1601 and FM 1233, right by Highway 385 and that it can be seen from parts of Odessa.

The West Odessa and South Ector County Volunteer Fire Departments are currently on their way to put out the blaze.

We have a crew on the way and will update you with more information as it comes.
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