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.

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