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Fire miraculously contained

Despite high winds across the area, a rangeland fire which ignited in eastern Dawson County early Tuesday afternoon burned only a relatively small area before being contained in a joint effort by area firefighters and others.“It burned maybe 15 acres total,” said Eddie Schwartz with the Lamesa Fire Department.The fire was located on the north side of Highway 180, about a mile west of the Borden County line.Schwartz, driving the department’s brush truck, said the fire extended about 100 yards wide along the highway and only about 50-60 yards north of the highway.He said the wind, which was ranging from ...

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Lamesa Press-Reporter

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Lamesa, TX 79331