Officials say the fire started around 4:00 p.m. on May 11 and quickly spread out of control.
Fire officials tell us an estimated 75 homes have been affected at this point.
Some residents located north of LaSalle Street and that vicinity have been asked to evacuate.
Areas south of LaSalle Street have not been evacuated.
The High Plains Animal Hospital in Borger has offered their facility to house pets/animals affected by the wildfire.
There is no news yet on any injuries, but we do know that several homes and other structures were caught in the fire.
We talked with an evacuee as he waited for news on his home
In fact, a declaration of disaster was issued because of the wildfire.
Officials say the city of Fritch is not in danger at this point.
According to the Texas Department of Public Safety, Highway 136 between Fritch and Amarillo, and Highway 687 have been closed to all traffic except emergency vehicles.
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