The first fire occurred on Six Shooter Road near Lovington on Tuesday morning. A chain being dragged by a vehicle kicked up sparks, and one acre burned.
Another fire broke out in Hobbs on Kansas and Mockingbird. That blaze was started by a welder, and it burned about 40 acres. Fire crews had to evacuate several homes as fences caught fire, but no homes were lost.
A third fire broke out Tuesday afternoon near Lovington. That blaze burned more than 67 acres.