Firefighters Extinguish Large Grassfire in Howard County

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

HOWARD COUNTY - It was a busy Sunday for crews in the Silver Hills Area after a large grassfire sparked up there.

The fire started south of Big Spring off Callahan Road.

Several homes were evacuated and a shed was burned.

Highway 87 was also closed for several hours so crews could put out the blaze.

Just after 1 p.m. Sunday afternoon, fire crews were able to put the fire out and were working on hotspots.

Highway 87 has been reopened.