Cause of grass fire in South Midland County released

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

New details released on Wednesday's massive grass fire in south Midland County.

Fire officials say a woman and her 14 year old son are to blame.

They say a trash fire got out of hand and spread to nearby grass.

Debris and high winds fed the flames burning 10 acres.

It also destroyed a nearby trailer.

Firefighters spent most of the night putting out hot spots.

The woman and her son were ticketed.