UPDATE: Crews responding to fire east of Boys Ranch; Est. 60 acres, 60% contained; HWY 1061 reopening

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Crews responding to grass fire east of Boys Ranch, Courtesy Potter County Fire Department

POTTER COUNTY, Texas (KAMR/KCIT) — UPDATE: According to Potter County Fire Officials, the fire is 60% contained and Highway 1061 is reopening. Multiple outbuildings were burned and the extent of damage to habitations is unknown. The Texas Forest Service is on the scene with dirt moving equipment and is putting a line around the fire.

Original Report: Crews are responding to a grass fire east of Boys Ranch.

According to Potter County Fire Officials, Highway 1061 is still closed and no more evacuations are planned other than the ones already conducted.

According to the Texas Forest Service website, the fire is estimated at 60 acres burned and is 20% contained.

According to crews on the scene, the fire is east of Boys Ranch near RM 1061 Tascosa Rd. and Ady Rd. and homes are being evacuated in the area.

We will update you with more information as it becomes available.

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