Firefighters respond to Center Point Gin

Photo by Kati Walker

Levelland firefighters responded to the scene of a cotton burr fire at Center Point Gin, Thursday, around 11:30 a.m.

Two Levelland units responded and the Whiteface Volunteer Fire Department responded to assist.

The firefighters utilized a maintainer to spread dirt on hot spots and extinguished the fire using hand lines.

At 1:30 p.m., firefighters were still on scene monitoring the burrs that had caught fire.

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