Fire Burns Mobile Home in Midland County, Workers Ticketed

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

MIDLAND COUNTY - An abandoned mobile home goes up in flames, and now, a handful of workers are slapped with tickets for starting the blaze.

The fire started along South County Road 1096 and East County Road 120 on Tuesday afternoon.

Midland firefighters say the men were using a cutting torch to work on a fence when a spark set the grass ablaze.

That fire burned two acres of grass and a mobile home.

No one was hurt.

The workers were ticketed for reckless endangerment.