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Grass Fire in North Amarillo

More than four acres of land were burned in a grass fire Sunday afternoon.

The Amarillo Fire Department received the call after one this afternoon to the 700 block of Clark. 

Even though the fire did get close to some homes, firefighters were able to prevent any damage to the structures. The cause of the blaze is still under investigation. No one was injured in the fire.

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