Lightning strikes cause multiple grass fires

LIGHTNING STRIKES on Thursday, May 7, caused multiple grass fires around Crockett County. As of Tuesday morning, the Texas A&M Forest Service reported all fires were 100% contained. JOSH BARDWELL | TEXAS A&M FOREST SERVICE
A lightning storm that passed over Crockett County Thursday, May 7, cause multiple grass fires throughout the county. Gusty winds Thursday and Friday also caused the fires to spread quickly. Crockett County Fire Department, Texas A&M Forest Service, area and other state fire departments, Pike’s Peak Energy and Crockett County Road Department all responded. The forest service also had…

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