Mobile Home Fire Sparks Grassfire in Midland County

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

MIDLAND COUNTY - A mobile home sparked up Tuesday afternoon in Midland County causing a huge grassfire.

The fire happened around 3:30 p.m. on South County Road 1165 near East County Road 146.

The "Chad Fire" destroyed the home and scorched around 300 acres.

The Texas Forest Service, U.S. Forest Service, Midland Fire and Greenwood volunteers all worked to get this under control.

No one was home at the time of the fire.
The Red Cross is helping out the family tonight.

There's no word yet on what started the blaze.