40 mph winds fuel fire Northeast of Lubbock - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

40 mph winds fuel fire Northeast of Lubbock

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LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) - Volunteer firefighters are battling a cotton bur fire outside of the city near Liberty Co-op Gin. Idalou, Roosevelt and Woodrow fire departments were called out.

The blaze was fueled by wind gusts of 40 miles per hour. With the dry conditions on the South Plains, officials are urging people to be careful with anything that might start a fire.

The fire started around 3 p.m.

KCBD NewsChannel 11 continues to follow the status of the fire and will bring you the latest as it becomes available.

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