Grassfire Burning in Midland County

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

MIDLAND COUNTY - A grassfire in Midland County has forced crews to shut down a highway.

NewsWest 9 has learned the grassfire forced crews to close off south Highway 349 near FM 1787.

We're told a leaking gas line may have sparked the blaze.

No word yet on how much of the fire is under control and how long the highway will be shut down.