UPDATE: Rocking JBH Fire Now 80% Contained, 7,500 Acres Burned

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

BREWSTER COUNTY - A downed powerline in Brewster County sparked the Rocking JBH Fire Friday, and it's still burning.

The fire is about 15 miles east of Alpine and south of Fort Stockton.

By Sunday, firefighters made good progress on the blaze that spans 7,500 acres.  

Crews are fighting the tall grass and shrubs, but as of Monday morning, the flames were 80 percent contained.