294 Fire: 100 % contained at 14,824 acres

294 Fire: 100 % contained at 14,824 acres

ARMSTRONG COUNTY, TX (KFDA) - UPDATE - Fire crews have contained the 294 Fire in Armstrong and Donley Counties.

24 homes were saved from the fire. One unoccupied home, one commercial barn, three other structures and about 80 round bales of hay were lost in the fire.

The fire is estimated at 14,824 acres and is considered 100 percent contained.

Four large air tankers and two heavy helicopters flew in to assist in gaining full containment of the fire.


US Highway 287 was closed due to poor visibility.

"We're now settling into a multi-day attack," said Clay Bales with the Texas A&M Forest Service. "We're prepared to work on this fire down into the canyons for a few days."

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