Grassfire Sparks Up in Howard County

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

HOWARD COUNTY - An early evening grassfire Thursday in Howard County was quickly contained, but not before destroying a vehicle.

Few details are available at this time, but Howard County Volunteer Fire Department Chief Tommy Sullivan says that the grassfire erupted about seven miles west of Big Spring on FM 2599, near the Cauble Road area.

No acreage amount was available but the grassfire may have begun with an automobile fire.

A vehicle on the scene was completely consumed, but no structures were damaged and no one was injured.