Fire Threatens Homes in Howard County

HOWARD COUNTY - Fire investigators in Howard County are trying to determine what sparked a massive blaze.

Sixty homes were threatened, but firefighters were able to put out the flames before they reached the neighborhood.

According to the fire department, the fire broke out around 1:00 Saturday afternoon and burned 185 acres.

It took 18 firefighters about four and half hours to get that brush fire under control.