Grassfire in Midland County comes close to destroying a home

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

A Midland County homeowner dodges danger and some serious damage after a grass fire Wednesday afternoon just east of Greenwood.

It started just after one near FM 1379 and FM 307.

It took firefighters a little more than hour to get the blaze under control with wind and dry conditions making it harder to fight the flames.

The fire did get close to a house, but firefighters were able to save the home.

No word yet on what started the fire yet.

Midland County Officials want remind everyone they are under burn ban.

No open flames or burning of any kind are allowed.