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Bastrop fire now 60% contained

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BASTROP COUNTY, TX (KLTV) - Authorities say they have accounted for all but two of the residents affected by the massive wildfire in Bastrop County.

The fire is now 60% contained, according to the Texas Forest Service.

This fire has made national news because it has destroyed more than 1500homes.

It has also burned more than 34,000 acres, making it the second largest wildfire in the state.

Crews continue to work to protect homes within the perimeter.

And, we're told there is no fire burning outside the main containment lines.

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