Penwell Race Track Fire Causes Damage To Tower

Penwell If you drove on Interstate 20 near Penwell Sunday, you probably saw the smoke and flames coming from the fire at the Caprock Motorplex.

Odessa Fire Rescue responded to the fire near the Penwell Exit on I-20.

The owner told us the fire did about $400,000 worth of damage.

The bulk of that damage was to computers and electronic equipment that controls lights and timers at the raceway.

OFD believes the fire was caused by an electrical short in the wiring.

A Go Fund Me page has been set up.

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