Grassfire Burns 50 Acres in Midland County

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

MIDLAND COUNTY - A grassfire sparked up on Tuesday afternoon on FM 1788, near the UTPB CEED Building.

Firefighters managed to get the fire under control pretty fast but not before it charred about 50 acres.

You could see a huge plume of smoke coming from that fire on Tuesday afternoon.

No structures were ever threatened.

Midland fire and northeast firefighters responded to the call.