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Lightning Sparks Up Grassfire in Pecos County

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

PECOS COUNTY - The rain's on Wednesday are helping put out a grassfire burning in Olympia Canyon in Pecos County.  

The Texas Forest Service is still keeping and eye on the blaze by air, but hope it will burn itself out by eight on Wednesday night.

Officials say the fire was started by lightning and has been burning since Tuesday afternoon.   

So far, it has scorched about 200 acres, but no structures are in danger.

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