Fire Near FM 1788 and Highway 158 Extinguished

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

MIDLAND COUNTY - A grass fire near FM 1788 had firefighters busy and temporarily closed a highway.

Fire departments from Midland, Odessa, Gardendale, Goldsmith, and Andrews responded to help fight the blaze near FM 1788 and Highway 158.

Wednesday's high winds didn't help matters.

The Andrews Fire Department tells NewsWest Nine, the blaze burned about 500 acres, but it is now out.

Nobody was hurt, and no structures were damaged.