180,000 Acres Burned So Far in Sterling County

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

STERLING COUNTY - More than 180 thousand acres scorched so far and the flames are still burning in Sterling County.

That's the word from the Sterling County Sheriff's Office late Tuesday afternoon.

The big blaze started Monday on a ranch about 15 miles west of sterling city, and flared back up on Tuesday.

Firefighters from neighboring counties are helping to try and get the flames under control.

This fire has spilled over into Coke and Irion counties.

No one has been hurt fighting the fire.