RELEASE: EPCSO RESPONDS TO FIRE IN TORNILLO TEXAS

RELEASE: EPCSO RESPONDS TO FIRE IN TORNILLO TEXAS

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El Paso County Sheriff’s Office

3850 Justice Dr. El Paso, TX 79938

Tornillo, TX- El Paso County Sheriff’s deputies responded to the 700 block of O.T. Smith Rd., in reference to a structure fire approximately at 3:45 p.m. on Tuesday, August 23, 2016.

Upon arrival, deputies discovered a steel barn structure used to store cotton seed, fully engulfed in flames. It took fire crews approximately two hours to extinguish the fire, the following fire departments responded; Clint, Fabens, San Elizario, Tornillo.

No injuries were reported.

The estimated loss of cotton and property was valued at $600,000.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation, no further information is available at this time.

Published 23 August 2016 08:46 PM by lantunez

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