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Crews Extinguish Grassfire in Howard County

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

HOWARD COUNTY - A grassfire in Howard County has been put out.

The fire broke out around 3:00p.m. near Cauble Road and Interstate 20. 

Firefighters believe it started from a train's carbon exhaust and the wind help fuel the fire.

With the help of bulldozers from Howard County and Big Spring, they were able to surround the fire and get it under control.

About 25 acres were burned.

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