Two Fires Burning Near Marathon

MARATHON - Two fires are currently burning near Marathon.

The first fire is called the Iron Mountain Fire. It is burning some 20 miles north of Marathon. That fire started Monday morning and has consumed 200 acres, but the Texas Forest Service said that is a very rough estimate.

The other fire, named the Schwartz Fire, is burning 20 miles east of Marathon has consumed some 9,200 acres and is currently five percent contained.