Fire near Pep was accidental, officials say - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

Fire near Pep was accidental, officials say

PEP, TX (KCBD) -

Officials say a Thursday evening fire near Pep in Hockley County was accidental.  Firefighters from Levelland, Littlefield and Cochran County responded to the area near Farm to Market Road 303 and 597, according to the Hockley County Sheriff's office.

There are some homes in that area, but no official reports of damage.  KCBD NewsChannel 11 video did show what appeared to be a small structure that had burned, perhaps no larger than a well house. 

A machine malfunction was the cause, but Hockley County officials did not know specifically what kind of machine.

Copyright 2011 KCBD NewsChannel 11. All rights reserved.

  • Local News on KCBD.comNewsMore>>

  • China's Xi to meet Trump, who predicts 'difficult' meeting

    China's Xi to meet Trump, who predicts 'difficult' meeting

    Thursday, March 30 2017 8:36 PM EDT2017-03-31 00:36:09 GMT
    Thursday, March 30 2017 8:36 PM EDT2017-03-31 00:36:09 GMT

    China says President Xi Jinping will meet his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump at the latter's Florida resort next Thursday and Friday.

    China says President Xi Jinping will meet his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump at the latter's Florida resort next Thursday and Friday.

  • Flynn offers to testify in Russia probe for immunity, report says

    Flynn offers to testify in Russia probe for immunity, report says

    Thursday, March 30 2017 7:27 PM EDT2017-03-30 23:27:55 GMT
    Thursday, March 30 2017 8:30 PM EDT2017-03-31 00:30:50 GMT

    Former national security adviser Michael Flynn told the Federal Bureau of Investigation he would testify about possible Russian ties with the Trump campaign in exchange for immunity. 

    Former national security adviser Michael Flynn told the Federal Bureau of Investigation he would testify about possible Russian ties with the Trump campaign in exchange for immunity. 

  • Fire causes I-85 overpass to collapse in Atlanta

    Fire causes I-85 overpass to collapse in Atlanta

    Thursday, March 30 2017 7:36 PM EDT2017-03-30 23:36:07 GMT
    Thursday, March 30 2017 7:52 PM EDT2017-03-30 23:52:43 GMT

    Witnesses say troopers were telling cars to turn around on the bridge because they were concerned about its integrity before its collapse. 

    Witnesses say troopers were telling cars to turn around on the bridge because they were concerned about its integrity before its collapse. 

Powered by Frankly