Investigators Searching for Answers after Suspicious Fire in West Odessa

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

WEST ODESSA - Ector County investigators are looking into what they call a suspicious fire in West Odessa.

The fire, near north Sharon and west 10th, started around eleven Tuesday night.

NewsWest 9 has learned that 25 large bales of hay went up in flames.

West Odessa Volunteer Fire Chief Jimmy Ellis tells NewsWest 9 his crews were working this fire for about four hours and used 16,000 gallons of water.

Witnesses told our crew on the scene, there was a suspicious car in the area shortly before the fire sparked up.