Large grass fire reported Wednesday north of Lubbock - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

Large grass fire reported Wednesday north of Lubbock

By James Clark - email

LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) - Five volunteer fire departments were dispatched to a large grass fire north of Lubbock late Wednesday morning.   They were New Deal, Shallowater, Abernathy, Carlisle, and Idalou.  The fire was reported to be west of Interstate 27 between County Roads 5300 and 5400. 

Jordan Rackler with the Shallowater Fire Department says 70 acres burned.  The fire started from spark put out by a shredder.  Rackler says the fire was out before Idalou and Carlisle arrived.

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