Two Fires Spark Up in Howard County

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

HOWARD COUNTY - Two wildfires sparked up in Howard County on Monday night.

Both fires have since been put out.

The Cimerex Fire sparked up around 6 p.m. near FM 821.

That blaze managed to scorch 70 acres.

Near highway 176, the second fire, the Sulfer Draw fire ignited.

That blaze temporarily shut down Highway 176 for 20 minutes.

The cause of the fires is unknown at this time.