Two Fires in Howard County Started by Two Accidents

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

HOWARD COUNTY - NewsWest 9 has learned two accidents sparked two grassfires in Howard County on Monday.

We're told the first one at the Howard - Glasscock County Line was started when a work truck got stuck in the sand.

Heat from the exhaust pipe caught the grass on fire.

As for the Todd Road fire, investigators say that was started by a welder.

Fire crews put out those flames quickly but it still destroyed an out building.

Tickets were handed out in both cases.

Both fires are out.