Fierce Fire Tears Through West Odessa Garage

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

WEST ODESSA - A close call for one West Odessa family after their garage goes up in flames on Thursday afternoon.

It happened at a home on west Edith, a little after 2:00p.m.

The flames from the building, melted power lines, and West Odessa volunteer firefighters had to deal with three different grass fires as well as the building.

Fire Chief Jimmy Ellis tells NewsWest 9, three homes were in danger from the spreading flames, but firefighters had the flames under control in about 20 minutes.

The building and a car inside were a total loss.

No one was hurt.

No word on what started the flames.