Winds making firefighters hussle to gain control

Antelope, Tx ~ Happening now.

Jack County fire departments were called to respond to a large grass fire in the Antelope area, off of Barry Road. The amount of acreage that has already burned is not known, but the fire has been difficult to control, due to very strong winds and dry vegetation. At last check, the fire was headed north. Units from Clay and Archer counties have been dispatched for mutual aid, as well as the departments from Jack County.

Several structures, including at least one home and a tank battery have been threatened by the blaze, but firefighters have worked hard to keep them safe.

More details will be reported as they release information.





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