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West Texas Wildfire Summary

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Blair Bernier
NewsChannel 10

West Texas - The devastating wildfires swept across other parts of west Texas including Midland, Colorado City and Lubbock.

Officials say a hospital and nursing home were evacuated in Colorado City as a 1000-acre fire approached.

In Midland, a five year old child died and two others were injured in an eight car pile-up after smoke clouded visibility on Interstate 20.

Wildfires also caused the evacuation of the entire town of Matador.

At least 58 homes from the panhandle to the Permian basin have been completely destroyed.