Canyon, TX - The wildfire in south Randall County is still burning. The Texas Forest Service says the fire in Palo Duro Canyon is 50% contained at this time.
Residents in the Ceta Canyon area are under voluntary evacuation orders, as well as residents in the Palo Duro and Sunday Canyon areas.
High winds continue to make containment difficult. A national organization, NIMO, two hot spot teams and helicopters are being called in to assist firefighters.
The blaze has burned an estimated 8,533 acres. A barn is the only structure said to have been burned.
The Amarillo Civil Air Patrol Tiger Shark Squadron is setting a 24 hour silent guard in observance of Memorial Day.
J.R.'s Pool Palace is has partnered up with the Sons of Liberty to host a benefit for Texas Panhandle Volunteer Fire Department.
On Memorial Day, TxDOT and BNSF will close a portion of US 87 into and out of Canyon for bridge construction and track work.
As we start another week, the Texas Department of Transportation wants area motorist to expect the following lane closures:
Borger Police tell us a manhunt is underway for a suspect wanted on a felony warrant out of Moore County.