Firefighters Continue Putting Out the Hotspots in Pecos County

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

PECOS COUNTY - Fire fighters are still putting out hot spots in Pecos County. The fire is believed to be 75 percent contained.

The fire has already burned at least 35-thousand acres southeast of Fort Stockton in Pecos County. Crews plan to fly over the area on Monday to find out exactly how big the fire got.

Viewers have reported seeing smoke as far as Fort Stockton.

The Texas Forest Service left around 7:30 Saturday to help fire fighters in the area.

They're still monitoring the wind and hot spots, but say it should all be out by Monday.