Man starts grass fire while burning dead cat

Published: May. 30, 2013 at 8:51 PM CDT|Updated: Dec. 15, 2014 at 3:16 AM CST
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LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) - Fire crews put out an unusual grass fire in north Lubbock County Thursday.

It began around 4 p.m. in a field near FM 1729 and east CR 2700 after the owner of a mobile home in the area said he was trying to burn his dead cat.

The fire got out of control and firefighters from Idalou, Abernathy and New Deal were called to the scene.

Officials were able to extinguish the fire and no one was injured.

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