Controlled Burn Sends Up Smoke South Of Marfa

Update 9:30 a.m. : Marfa Public Radio has learned that the fire is part of a controlled burn on MacGuire Ranch.

Original Post: At approximately 9 a.m., a fire was spotted burning across from El Cosmico in Marfa. Reporter Paige Phelps spoke with a member of the volunteer fire department who said they were unaware of any situation, but the fire chief would head out to investigate.

Morning Host Travis Bubenik is on the scene and will report back with information as he receives it. It could possibly be a controlled burn; we’ll update you as soon as we know more.

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