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Tire fire forces road closures in west Ector County

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ECTOR COUNTY, TX (KWES) -

A large tire fire has forced the closure of five roads in the area of west Ector County.

The Texas Department of Transportation says the following roads are closed:

  • South bound FM 866 at 29th St. (no one south of this location)
  • North bound FM 866 at an unnumbered ranch/lease rd about 1 mile south of FM 2020 (no one will be allowed north of this location)
  • West bound FM 2020 at Comanche (no one west of this location)
  • West bound FM 2020 at Fortune 500 ( no one west of this location)
  • South bound Buckskin at 29th St. (no one south of this location, off system closure)

These closures will remain overnight. Officials say the fire could burn for days, if not longer.

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