Five small fires south of Clovis contained quickly

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Scrap wood caused five small fires south of Clovis. 

Witnesses said they saw pieces of burning 2-by-4s fall from the back of a vehicle on Highway 70. 

According to the Eastern New Mexico News, five fires started in nearby fields. They were all put out quickly. 

Clovis Fire officials say they’re not sure what set the wood ablaze, but they’d like to find the driver of that vehicle, which was possibly a pickup with a trailer. 

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