Trash Fire Turns Into House Fire in Odessa

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

ODESSA - Burning trash turned into a huge house fire in Odessa.

We're told the homeowner was burning trash in a barrel on Bryan Road.

He went inside to gather more trash and when he came back out, the fire was out of control.

It had turned into a grass fire which spread to the porch and then to the kitchen.

The homeowner was not hurt but the home was damaged.