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Fire in Greenwood Burns Close to 100 Acres

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

GREENWOOD - A fire in Greenwood burned about 100 acres.

The fire started around 12:30 p.m. Saturday afternoon near East County Road 1290.

Fire Marshall Dale Little tells NewsWest 9, it started because of a spark from an electrical line.

It threatened oil field equipment and a dynamite plant.

We're told the flames came no more than half of a mile from the explosives.

Crews were able to put the fire out before it burned any structures.

Midland, Greenwood and the Texas Forest Service responded.

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