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Tumbleweeds fuel Yoder grass fire

Published On: Nov 08 2013 03:18:23 PM CST
YODER, Colo. -

Firefighters were able to put out a grass fire that sparked in an open field off of Shear Road in Yoder Friday morning. 

Fire investigators do not yet know what caused the fire. 

Firefighters said that Eastern El Paso County has a lot of tumbleweeds which helped fuel the fire. 

Fire crews from multiple agencies responded to the fire and were able to put it out. 

The fire did not threaten any homes. No one was hurt in the fire. 


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