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AMARILLO, Texas (KAMR/KCIT) — Crews are battling multiple fires in the area.

More on each fire is below:

Glazier Grass Fire – Hemphill County:

UPDATE 4:42 P.M.:

According to the Hemphill County Sheriff’s Office, the all-clear has been given for Glazier.

Officials said the fire is contained and crews are mopping up hot spots.

HCSO said the fire burned an estimated 1,193 acres.

FIRE UPDATE: Glazier is ALL CLEAR. FIRE is contained at 1193 acres. Fire Departments are in mop up stage hitting hot spots.

Posted by Hemphill County Sheriff's Office on Monday, August 19, 2019

UPDATE 3:34 P.M.:

According to the Hemphill County Sheriff’s Office, Glazier is still under evacuation and high alert.

Officials said the fire has been stopped at the railroad tracks south of Glazier and is still actively burning.

FIRE UPDATE:3:34pm Multiple Texas and Oklahoma Fire Departments are fighting the fire. The community of Glazier is…

Posted by Hemphill County Sheriff's Office on Monday, August 19, 2019

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According to the Hemphill County Sheriff’s Office, evacuations for Glazier are underway due to a grass fire near US 60 and Glazier.

Copper Break Fire – Hardeman County:

UPDATE 8:47 P.M.:

The fire is estimated to be 8,390 acres and 50 percent contained.

UPDATE:

According to the Texas A&M Forest Service, the fire is estimated at 8,380 acres and is 40 percent contained.

Bird Ranch Fire – Cottle County:

UPDATE 8:23 P.M.:

The fire is estimated at 9,931 acres and is 80 percent contained.

UPDATE 4:49 P.M.:

The fire is still estimated at 7,000 acres and is 75 percent contained.


According to the Texas A&M Forest Service, the fire is now estimated at 7,000 acres and is 50 percent contained.

Sideoats Fire – Cottle County:

UPDATE 8:25 P.M.:

The fire is estimated at 350 acres and is 95 percent contained.

UPDATE 4:24 P.M.:

The fire is estimated at 350 acres and is 25 percent contained.


According to the Texas A&M Forest Service, the fire is estimated at 100 acres and is zero percent contained.

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