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Childress Grass Fire

An overheated tire is being blamed for a range fire in Childress County .

Before the fire was brought under control Friday evening, it had consumed over 17-hundred acres.

The Texas Forest Service brought in bull dozers and air attack aircraft to help knock down the fire.

Two home and two hunting cabins were threatened, but firefighters were able to save all four structures.

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