Truck Malfunction to Blame for Grassfire in Martin County

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

MARTIN COUNTY - A grassfire in Martin County burned about 200 acres on Sunday afternoon.

Fire officials tell NewsWest 9, the fire started because of a truck malfunction.

Martin, Lenora, Stanton and Andrews fire departments responded.

The blaze threatened some oil field equipment but nothing was burned.

Crews had the fire out around 5 p.m. Sunday afternoon.