UPDATE (6:05 p.m.) According to the City of Andrews, the fire is moving south away from the city. “No need to evacuate at this time,” a statement reads.

UPDATE (5:42 p.m.) – Andrews County says the James Roberts Center and the Ace Arena are open to those who have been evacuated due to the fire.

ANDREWS, Texas (Nexstar) – Crews in Andrews are currently working a major grass first west of the City.


Residents in the northwest area of Andrews are asked to be prepared to evacuate if necessary.

This is a developing news story, be sure to check back as we learn more.