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UPDATE: Wheeler County Fire Information

No new losses of structures in Wheeler, Texas Fire Service still saying 2 homes lost and 12 damaged. All others have been protected so far.

New Information from Texas Forest Service says the Wheeler fire is 25% contained as of 10pm, the cause was a downed power line.

We have a satellite truck in Wheeler and will provide an update following NCAA Basketball. Estimated time of show: 10:45pm

NewsChannel 10 has received word that the fire in Wheeler County has not destroyed any buildings within the city limits.

Previous reports about a veterinary clinic was false.

Highway 83 south of wheeler is still closed as well as highway 152 going in to Oklahoma.

Officials say they still urge residents to stay away, but you can access the city through highway 152 west of Wheeler from Mobeetie, and Highway 83 north from Canadian.


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