UPDATE: Two New Fires in Brewster County Continue to Burn

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

BREWSTER COUNTY - Members of the Texas Forest Service are busy putting out fires in Brewster and Jeff Davis Counties.

We want to let you know about several different grass fires in the area.

The first, the "West Fire" in Brewster County has burned about 1463 acres and is 75 percent contained, crews are still busy wrestling with the final 30 percent, it started Saturday.

Another fire in Jeff Davis County is called the "Carpenter Mountain Fire," it's burned about 100 acres in rough terrain since it started Sunday.

Fire fighters say they also have several small fires they're dealing with.