Big Spring FD Investigating String of Recent Grassfires 5/19/13
CBS 7 News
May 19, 2013
Big Spring - The Big Spring Fire Marshal's Office is investigating a series of suspicious grass fires in a single location.
City fire crews were called out to a grass fire near NW 3rd and Channing earlier in the week, which is the same location where a grass fire erupted just a few days prior.
No injuries were reported or any structures damaged, but there are homes in that area.
The cause of the fires is unknown at this time, but because of their frequency and the fact that there is a neighborhood nearby, fire officials have concerns.
The location has had fire issues for several years, according to Fire Marshal Carl Condray.
Much of that location is overgrown with weeds mixed with rubbish, which could fuel grass fires that could spread to nearby structures.
The fire department is asking for residents there to keep their weeds and trash in the area under control, but to also be vigilant to any suspicious activity, and to please report anything they see to local officials.