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DMR Volunteer Fire Department Adds Revamped Military Truck to Fleet

The DMR volunteer fire department is adding a transformed military tractor-trailer to their small fleet of firefighting vehicles. The department received the former military truck and a $20,000 grant for an attachable water tank that holds 700 gallons of water. … Continue reading

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Weekend Rains Slows Growth of Coyote Fire in Guadalupe Mountains National Park

Weekend rains across Far West Texas helped slow the growth of the Coyote Fire burning in Guadalupe Mountains National Park, though there’s a Red Flag Fire Warning in effect for the area Monday due to a forecast of drier and windier conditions. The … Continue reading

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Grassland Fire Coming Under Control North of Fort Davis

Friday 4 PM: The wildland fire north of Fort Davis is 90% contained. The fire ran up in some rocky areas and died down. Crews did arrive from Fort Stockton. No structures were damaged. There are a few hot spots left, but … Continue reading

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Wildfire in Big Bend National Park Fully Contained

The “Powerline Fire” that burned almost 1,800 acres in Big Bend National Park last week was fully contained on Friday (February 5). That fire was sparked from a downed powerline last Monday with heavy winds and dry conditions across the … Continue reading

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Big Bend Wildfire Expected to be Contained This Weekend

Firefighters are getting a handle on the “Powerline Fire” that’s burned more than 1,700 acres in Big Bend National Park this week. The park said Friday morning the fire was 75% contained and had stopped actively spreading. Park spokesperson David … Continue reading

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Recovery Begins After Marfa Apartment Fire

It’s been just over a day since 12 families in Marfa lost their apartments to a fire, but the community of Marfa is already rallying to help with the recovery. The Red Cross has been helping victims with basic needs, … Continue reading

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