Volunteer firefighters battle grass fire south of Lubbock Sunday

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LUBBOCK COUNTY, Texas — Volunteer firefighters battled a large grass fire just south of Lubbock Sunday afternoon.

The fire was reported in the area of County Road 7700 in Woodrow.

The Woodrow Volunteer Fire Department and the Wolfforth Volunteer Fire Department worked to extinguish the blaze.

An EverythingLubbock.com photographer said the fire appeared to have burned in what was described as a “junk yard.”

A nearby horse stable was threatened, but firefighters were able prevent it from catching on fire.

The amount of damage sustained was unknown at this time, and no injuries had been reported.

The smoke plume from the grass fire was visible several miles away during the 3:00 hour.

Lubbock County Sheriff’s Office deputies diverted traffic and onlookers away from the area.

This is a developing story and will be updated we receive additional details.

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