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Fires in Hemphill, Quay Counties under control

Residents asked to evacuate after fire breaks out in Hemphill County (Source: Hemphill County Sheriff's Office) Residents asked to evacuate after fire breaks out in Hemphill County (Source: Hemphill County Sheriff's Office)
HEMPHILL COUNTY, TX (KFDA) -

Crews around the area continue battling grass fires this evening. 

Hemphill County Fire 

According to the Hemphill County Sheriff's Office, the head fire has been stopped at this point.

The fire burned between 3000 to 4000 acres.

Residents northeast of Glazier were asked to evacuate.

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The fire was located at Highway 305 and U.S. Highway 60.

Quay County Fire

The fire in Quay County is now contained.

According to the Quay County Sheriff's Office, crews were able to bring the fire under control after about an hour.

Fire in Sherman County

The fire in Sherman County is now under control and has burned around 1,200 to 1,500 acres.

Officials say the fire started along County Road 24 and Highway 15 and is likely due to electrical lines.

According to the Stratford Fire Department, 10 homes were threatened by the fire.

Multiple fire departments responded to the fire, including Gruver, Guymon, Goodwell, Stratford and Texhoma.

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