Crews Continue Battling Fire in Brewster County

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

BREWSTER COUNTY - A fire that has been burning for the last few days continues to keep fire fighters busy.

The "Mind" fire, which is burning 20 miles south of Alpine, has consumed well over 2,000 acres. The fire was 45 percent contained Wednesday, but now is only 20 percent contained.

21 structures have been threatened by the fire. Two crews are continually working the fire and out-of-state resources have been requested.

Two large helicopters and a 2,000 gallon drop plane are assisting ground crews.