Much-needed rain helped firefighters and officials now say the fire in Oldham County is 100 percent contained.
Incident Update: #GreenRanchFire in Oldham County is now 100% contained. #txfire— TXA&M Forest Service (@AllHazardsTFS) March 24, 2017
Incident Update: #GreenRanchFire in Oldham County is now 100% contained. #txfire
The Green Ranch Fire, which began earlier in the afternoon about ten miles north of Vega, burned around 396 acres.
According to the Oldham County Emergency Management Office, four homes in the area were contacted by law enforcement to evacuate just as a precaution. No reports of losses have been made.
Among the responding departments were Vega, Boys Ranch, Potter County, Dalhart, Amarillo and the Texas A&M Forest Service.
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