Twin Creek Fire southeast of Dumas; Est. 3,607 acres, 98% contained

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MOORE COUNTY, Texas (KAMR/KCIT) — Crews are responding to a grass fire south of Dumas.

According to the Dumas Fire Department, the fire is south of Dumas east of HWY 287.

The Texas A&M Forest Service reports the fire is estimated at 3,607 acres burned and is currently 98% contained.

On Friday, Dec. 10, officials said equipment was used to construct a containment line.

On Saturday, Dec. 11, they said there were interior pockets of vegetation burning, but they posed no threat to containment lines.

On Sunday, Dec. 12, the agency said crews were patrolling the area and engaged in mop operations. They said no smoke was observed across the fire area.

Also on Sunday, officials added that there was a 6-acre slopover during the afternoon, which firefighters were able to quickly manage. Texas A&M Forest Service said crews will return to the fire on Monday, Dec. 13, to patrol and check containment lines.

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

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