Grassfire in Winkler County 100% Contained

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

WINKLER COUNTY - New details on the grassfire in Winkler County.

Officials tell NewsWest 9, the flames are out.

The fire broke out around four on Thursday, west of Kermit, just off Highway 302.

Crews say they when the pulled up the grassfire, they spotted four tank batteries burning across the highway.

Both infernos kept firefighters busy for about three hours.

Several had to be treated at the scene for heat exhaustion, but there were no serious injuries.