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Fire crews responded to wildfire in Gray County

Fire crews are working a large grass fire in Gray County near FM 2473. (Photo Courtesy: ABC 7 Amarillo Mobeetie South SkyCam)

UPDATE: 6:22 p.m.

The Texas A&M Forest Service reports that crews are making good progress on the 2473 Fire in Gray County. The fire is at 805 acres burned and contained 70 percent.

Crews are mopping up hot spots and securing containment lines.


UPDATE: 3:46 p.m.

The 2473 Fire in Gray County has burned about 1,000 acres and is 98 percent contained, according to Lefors Fire Chief Sy Brown.

The fire started at about 12:45 p.m. and no structures were lost and no injuries reported.

Crews are mopping up hot spots. Texas A&M Forest Service crews are addressing issues down on the river.

All units from Wheeler County have been sent home. McLean, Lefors, Hoover, and Pampa crews, including Precincts 1, 2, and 4, are helping out with motor graders and water tanks.


UPDATE: 3:26 p.m.

The Texas A&M Forest Service has responded to the 2473 Fire in Gray County.

According to TFS, the fire is being estimated at 800 acres with moderate fire behavior.


ORIGINAL:

Fire crews are working a large grass fire in Gray County near FM 2473.

According to the Gray County Office of Emergency Management, the fire is two miles east of FM 2473 and air support from the Texas A&M Forest Service has been requested.

Crews from Lefors, McLean, Hoover, Miami, Mobeetie and Precincts 1, 2 and 4 have responded to the blaze.

Some structures in the rural area of Gray County are also being reported as threatened at this time.

This is a developing story. ABC 7 Amarillo will continue to provide updates as they become available.

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