Firefighters Contain Grassfire in Goldsmith, 100 Acres Burned

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

GOLDSMITH - It took crews a few hours to put out a blaze in Goldsmith.

The flames erupted near FM 181 and Highway 302, around 10:30 Tuesday morning.

100 acres were charred.

Notrees, West Odessa and Goldsmith Volunteer Fire Crews battled the flames for three hours.

A weed eater that was being used by road crews is being blamed for sparking the fire.