Firefighters Extinguish Grassfire in Balmorhea, Close to 900 Acres Burned

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

BALMORHEA - Fire crews in Balmorhea just wrapped up fighting a grassfire that started on Wednesday.

Fire officials say a downed power line is to blame for the blaze.

Wednesday's winds and dry conditions weren't on fire crews side as they tackled the blaze.

The fire threatened three structures but none were damaged.

No one was hurt in the fire that charred about 900 acres.

The Fort Davis Fire Department, Pecos Fire Department and the Texas Forest Service all teamed up to put out the blaze.