Crews continue containment efforts for wildfires in Texas Panhandle
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.
The fire impacted approximately 10,000 acres with one structure lost.
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.
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.
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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