Some area grass fires still burning

Some area grass fires still burning

Multiple fires began around the Panhandle on Friday, with some continuing into Saturday.

Thut Creek

The fire in Gray County has burned approximately 7100 acres and is 90 percent contained.

Some homes and feed lots were evacuated.

The fire is reportedly located east of Pampa.

Information is limited, but Texas A&M Forest Service is monitoring the situation.

Midway Fire

Crews are mopping up the fire in Beaver County.

The fire burned approximately 938.5 acres.

According to Booker FD, the fire was between Elmwood and Slapout.

Oklahoma Forestry Services responded with aerial and ground support.

Booker Fire Department also responded.

Carson County Gin Fire

The Carson County Gin fire has burned around 711 acres with 70 percent containment.

Forward progress has been halted.

Crews continue to attack the flanks of the fire to achieve full containment.

No structures have been reported lost.

According to officials, the fire was located between US Highway 60 and FM 2385 west of White Deer.

Texas Instrastate Mutual Fire Aid sent three bulldozers and five fire engines to the scene.

Taylor Fire

Crews are mopping up the Taylor Fire in Briscoe County.

GPS measured the fire at 480 acres.

According to Texas Forest Service, it is 85 percent contained.

Texas A&M Forest Service assisted in the efforts.

Airport Fire

Evacuations were lifted early Saturday morning for the Airport Fire near Borger.

The fire is currently burning around 1000 acres with 60 percent containment.

According to Hutchinson County OEM, the fire is located near the north circle on Main Street.

Air services were called in the further estimate the size and threat of the fire.

Arrington Ranch/Carson County Gin

Both fires in Carson County have been contained.

The Arrington Ranch fire burned 400 acres while the Carson County Gin Fire was contained at 711 acres.

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