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Crews continue containment efforts for wildfires in Texas Panhandle

Published: Dec. 15, 2021 at 11:48 AM CST|Updated: Dec. 17, 2021 at 2:22 PM CST
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AMARILLO, Texas (KFDA) - As the high winds continue through the area, fires have been reported in the Texas and Oklahoma Panhandles.

North 207 Fire in Carson, Hutchinson, Roberts and Gray counties

The Texas A&M Forest Service is responding to assist with a fire in Carson County. Amarillo Fire Department has sent an Emergency Medical Task Force to assist as of Thursday morning.

The fire started south of Borger on 207 and spread into Hutchinson, Roberts and Gray counties.

The fire is an estimated 23,810 acres and 80% contained.

Texas County, Oklahoma

According to the Texas County Emergency Management, crews have contained a fire that started near Guymon around Mile Marker 22.

Strike teams from Beaver and Cimarron counties and a task force from the Forestry Department assisted the Texas County Fire Personnel with this fire.

Fire Update: Individuals that were evacuated South of 24th St and West of Sunset are allowed to go back to their homes,...

Posted by Texas County Emergency Management on Wednesday, December 15, 2021

The fire impacted approximately 10,000 acres with one structure lost.

Cobb Update (Texas County)- Fire is approximately 10,000 acres with 1 structure lost. FDs and OFS continue to build...

Posted by Oklahoma Forestry Services on Wednesday, December 15, 2021

Parker Creek Fire in Oldham, Hartley and Moore counties

The Parker Creek Fire currently impacts Oldham, Hartley counties.

Moore County, Texas Emergency Management says the southwest part of Moore County evacuation order has been lifted.

FM 2202 and Highway 354 has now been reopened.

Evacuation order for the SW part of Moore County has been lifted. FM 2202 and Hwy 354 has been reopened.

Posted by Moore County, Texas Emergency Management on Wednesday, December 15, 2021

You can look at the map below for the evacuation area.

The Parker Creek Fire is estimated to be 11,066.83 acres and is 95% contained.

Multiple fires in Gray County

There are multiple fires in the south part of Pampa.

The City of Pampa says six homes and two other structures are involved in the fire.

There are no injuries at this time.

The city says several people were asked to leave their homes that are near the fires as a precaution. As of 4:00 p.m., the city said the fires were under control.

All fires within the City are under control at this time.

Posted by City of Pampa Texas on Wednesday, December 15, 2021

The latest information on the fires in the South part of town. Six homes and two other structures involved with the...

Posted by City of Pampa Texas on Wednesday, December 15, 2021

Corsino Fire in Potter County

A fire in Potter County, just south of the Moore County line is now contained.

The Texas A&M Forest Service responded to assist with this fire, called the Corsino Fire.

The fire is an estimated 35 acres and now 100 percent contained.

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