Grassfire in Crane County Causing Problems For Firefighters

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

CRANE COUNTY - A grassfire in Crane County is giving area firefighters and the Texas Forest Service all they can handle.

We don't have much information about the fire, but we do know, it's on the P.J. Lee Ranch near FM 1053 and Highway 329.

Right now, a downed power line is getting the blame for the fire that so far has burned more than 12-hundred acres.

Firefighters from Ector and Crane counties are battling the blaze.

We're told the Salvation Army is on the scene making sure the firefighters have plenty to drink and eat.

We'll update you on the situation as soon as we get more information.