Fire in Jeff Davis County 90% Contained

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

JEFF DAVIS COUNTY - New details as firefighters in Jeff Davis County now have control of a fire thanks to significant help from the Texas Forest Service.

The fire broke out Friday afternoon about 10 miles east of Kent Road, south of I-10.

NewsWest 9 has learned the fire is still burning, but is 90 percent contained.

Members of the Texas Forest Service used both ground and air attacks on the fire on Saturday, but we are told they are no longer needed.

The fire has burned just under 200 acres.

At least four structures were threated, but none were burned.

No injuries have been reported.