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Milliron Fire has now burned over 20k acres, crews mop up other area fires

Crews responding to fire in Potter County near Canadian River (Source: KFDA) Crews responding to fire in Potter County near Canadian River (Source: KFDA)
Crews responding to fire in Potter County near Canadian River (Source: KFDA Crews responding to fire in Potter County near Canadian River (Source: KFDA
Crews responding to fire in Potter County near Canadian River (Source: KFDA Crews responding to fire in Potter County near Canadian River (Source: KFDA
Crews responding to fire in Potter County near Canadian River (Source: KFDA Crews responding to fire in Potter County near Canadian River (Source: KFDA
AMARILLO, TX (KFDA) -

Here is the latest information on fires in the area. 

Fires near Fritch

Forward progress of the Harbor Bay Fire has been stopped.

Some residents were told to evacuate earlier, but can now return to their homes, according to Fritch Volunteer Fire Department.

That fire is estimated at 1,000 acres and is 85 percent contained.

A second fire broke out near Fritch just after 5:00 p.m.. An evacuation was issued for the area northwest of Fritch Fortress Road to the East of Griffin Lane. The evacuation has since been lifted for this area, and residents may return to their homes.

There were two reported injuries and one unoccupied home was lost, according to the Hutchinson County Sheriff's Office.

The fire has been contained.

Milliron Fire

Crews are responding to a fire in Collingsworth County northeast of Wellington.

The fire is currently estimated at 29,979 acres with 20 percent containment. The fire is burning in rough terrain.

The fire is now burning in both Texas and Oklahoma.

Wheeler County Fires

Crews are mopping up the Carbon Fire near Wheeler.

The fire is currently estimated at 12,530 acres and is 95 percent contained.

Gray County

The fire in Gray County is estimated at 1,415 acres and is 100 percent contained at this time. 

The fire started on Thursday afternoon along Highway 749 in the area of County Road 8. 

Crews are still patrolling the fire.

Canadian River Fire

The Canadian River Fire is estimated to be about 1,500 acres and is 90 percent contained at this time. No fire behavior is reported at this time, and the fire is in mop up status.

The fire started around Noon on Thursday about two miles south of the Canadian River. According to the Texas A&M Forest Service, forward progress of the fire has been stopped. 

The Rosetta Flats campground at Lake Meredith has been reopened. The fire that burned into that area is out.

Stinnett 

Crews are continuing to contain a fire near Stinnett that forced the evacuations of rural residents in the area Thursday evening. 

Highway 152 from Stinnett to Dumas was closed due to the fire.

At this time, the fire is 75 percent contained.

For the latest on the Stinnett fire, click here.

Clayton 

Crews have contained a fire in Clayton that started sometime around 3:30 p.m. central time on Thursday, southwest of the city.

The fire burned around 200 acres. 

206 Fire in Roosevelt County

The 206 Fire off of Highway 206 between Tatum and Milnesand, New Mexico has moved into Texas. 

12 homes were forced to evacuate off of Bledsoe Road in New Mexico.

According to the Roosevelt County Fire Department, the fire sparked around 4:00 p.m. It was burning near the Roosevelt County and Lea County line and has now moved into Cochran County in Texas.

That fire has burned an estimated 30,000 acres, 4,000 of which was in Texas.

Childress

U.S. 287 lanes west of Childress near Kirkland are now open. 

According to TxDOT Childress, a four car accident caused a fire on Thursday afternoon. The road was closed while crews contained the fire. 

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