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Grass fire contained in eastern El Paso County

Grass fire
Posted at 4:16 PM, Oct 13, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-13 19:27:12-04

EL PASO COUNTY — A grass fire was burning in eastern El Paso County Sunday afternoon.

According the El Paso County Sheriff's Office anyone in the area one mile north of the Judge Orr/Soap Weed Road intersection was under a Mandatory Evacuation Notice due to the fire that was in the area of Soap Weed Rd.and Highway 110.

The fire was first reported around 4 p.m. and by approximately 5:30 p.m., the El Paso County Sheriff's Office said the fire was contained and all evacuations were lifted.

News 5 is working to learn more about the fire and we will provide updates once we do.