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Smith Canyon Fire burns 11,000 acres in Pecos County, 25% contained

The Smith Canyon Fire has burned thousands of acres in Pecos County.
The Smith Canyon Fire has burned thousands of acres in Pecos County.(CBS7)
Published: Sep. 1, 2020 at 2:26 PM CDT
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IRAAN, Texas (KOSA) - Firefighters are battling a large fire near Iraan.

As of Thursday morning, the Smith Canyon Fire in Pecos County involves an estimated 11,000 acres and is 25% contained, according to the Texas A&M Forest Service.

Aircraft have been called in to help firefighters on the ground working to contain the fire.

The Iraan General Hospital is accepting donations of water, Gatorade, Powerade, and individually packaged snacks for the firefighters.

Donations can be dropped off at a trailer parked under the emergency driveway.

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