UPDATE: AFD Responding to Grass Fire in East Amarillo

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UPDATE: 11:40 P.M.

According to AFD, the fire was contained around 11:40 p.m. 

We are told the fire burned an estimated 150 acres.

The Cause of the fire is still unknown.

UPDATE: 9:50 P.M.:

According to Capt. Larry Davis, the fire is currently 90 percent contained.

ORIGINAL:

The Amarillo Fire Department is responding to a grass fire in east Amarillo.

Capt. Larry Davis with the Amarillo Fire Department said the fire is located between Amarillo Blvd. and SE 3rd.

Capt. Davis said they have several crews on the scene.

Officials said there are no evacuations at this time.

Capt. Davis told us they are making good progress on the fire, and that railroad tracks in the area have assisted in slowing forward progress. 

We have crews heading to the scene.

This is a developing story. Stay with MyHighPlains.com for the latest. 

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