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Grass fire burning off of I-20 near Sweetwater

SWEETWATER, Texas - A grass fire is burning between County Road 220 and Interstate 20 near Sweetwater.

Sweetwater Fire Chief Grant Madden said six fire departments have responded.

One barn has already burned, but firefighters were able to save two nearby homes. Smoke is heavy and drifting towards I-20. The fire was caused by some wiring which ignited nearby brush.

The fire burned about 75 acres.

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