Update Oct. 12, 9:52 p.m

The City of Borger / Hutchinson County OEM said evacuations have been lifted and all residents may return home.

Officials said Bugbee Drive leading into the National Park will remain closed while crews remain to monitor conditions.

Update Oct. 12, 6:50 p.m.

The City of Borger / Hutchinson County OEM detailed that evacuations for the Bugbee area continue due to wildfire.

According to officials, multiple agencies are working to safely mitigate the hazards, and there’s not an estimated time when the area will open at this time.

Officials at Fritch Celebration Church have opened for residents who are evacuated living in this area.

Update Oct. 12, 3:09 p.m.

The National Weather Service released a mandatory evacuation alert for the Bugbee area in Hutchinson County due to the wildfire. Residents are instructed to go to the Fritch Celebration Church.

Original Story

BORGER, Texas (KAMR/KCIT) — The City of Borger / Hutchinson County OEM reports that a “wildfire,” in Hutchinson County, in the area of 3395 & La Grande, in the Bugbee area, has prompted a request for evacuation.

The city said evacuees can go to the Fritch Celebration Church.

No further information has been provided.

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