AMARILLO, Texas (KAMR/KCIT) — UPDATE: Texas A&M Forest Service has released an update on the FM 3181 Fire in Childress County. They said the fire remains an estimated 200 acres and it is 50% contained.
The agency said “forward progression has been stopped” and crews are reinforcing containment lines as well as engaging in mop operations.
Original story: Texas A&M Forest Service said on Sunday, Dec. 26, that it is responding to the FM 3181 Fire in Childress County after receiving a request for assistance.
The agency said the fire is estimated at 200 acres and is 0% contained. It also said the fire is “very active” at this point.
Assistance from aviation resources has been ordered as well.
This is a developing story and we will update it as more details are made available.