Winkler County Grassfire Contained

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

WINKLER COUNTY - Fire crews are getting a handle on a Winkler County grassfire.  

A downed power line likely sparked the blaze between Wink and Kermit along FM 1232.

Fire crews from the Texas Forest Service, Monahans, Kermit, and Wink battled the flames for hours.  

35 acres were scorched as the fire stretched for nearly a mile.  

No injuries were reported.