Fire Sparks Up in Eunice, New Mexico

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

EUNICE, N.M. - Our newsroom was flooded with phone calls on Friday night from Andrews.

People were concerned about a fire they thought was headed towards town.

NewsWest 9 has confirmed with Eunice Police that a fire did spark up in Eunice on Friday afternoon but it is not headed toward Andrews.

The high winds are helping to fuel the flames but there is no danger for Andrews residents.

We're told Highway 18 has been shut down and they're diverting traffic in Eunice.

Right now, no homes or buildings in Eunice are threatened.