Large grassfire burns in Deaf Smith County

Large grassfire burns in Deaf Smith County

Kristen Guilfoos
NewsChannel 10

Deaf Smith County, Texas - A large grassfire burns for more than an hour in Deaf Smith County on Saturday. It sparked just before three.

Authorities think pheasant hunters accidentally ignited the dry grass with their four wheelers. Six fire crews were called out to battle the blaze... crews from Hereford, Umbarger, Friona, Canyon, Dawn and Bootleg.

Fire officials estimate over 50 acres burned in today's fire... No injuries are being reported.