Grassfire Sparks Up in Ector County

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

ECTOR COUNTY - A big grassfire sparked up in Ector County on Tuesday night.

Thick black smoke could be seen off Highway 385, not too far from the City of Crane.

Six fire trucks responded to the blaze.

They managed to get the flames out pretty quickly.

Right now, there's no word on how many acres were burned or what started the flames, but dry grass and brush helped fuel the fire.