Fires Erupting Around West Texas

WEST TEXAS - Fires are starting to erupt all over the region.

A large fire is burning south of Interstate 20 near FM 1788. That fire is moving northeast and sending smoke over the City of Midland.

Crews are evacuating people who live south of I-20, east of 1788 and north of County Road 160 in Midland County.

A fire burning off Highway 17 in Jeff Davis County. That fire is forcing the evacuations of Mano Prieto subdivision and Fort David Estates.

There are also three fires reported near Alpine. One is near the Sunny Glen area. Another is near the Hilltop Baptist Church and the third is north of the intersection of Highway 67 and Highway 90.