AMARILLO, TX (KFDA) - Wednesday’s high wind event has caused grass fires to break out across the area.
The fire in Roosevelt County has been contained, according to the Portales Fire Department.
The fire did burn some structures, but it is unknown what the extent of the damage was to those structures.
First responders say the fire broke out near Highway 267 and South Roosevelt Road Y and W.
Swisher County Emergency Management said first responders are also responding to a grass fire near Tulia.
Officials said on Facebook that the fire is near the Trading Post off US 87 and asks everyone to avoid this area.
As of 7:00 p.m., the fire in Swisher county is largely under control thanks to first responders.
Extreme to critical fire danger is expected today due to high winds. A Red Flag Waring is in effect for the entire area.
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