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McDannald Ranch Fire Now 83 Percent Contained

Nearly 2 weeks after it first started, the McDannald Ranch fire is now 83 percent contained and still has a footprint just above 19,000 acres. The McDannald Ranch Fire — which is believed to have been started by a lightning strike … Continue reading

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More than a Week Later, the McDannald Ranch Fire is Now 77 percent Contained

More than a week after it first started, a west Texas wildfire is now 77 percent contained and has a footprint just above 19,000 acres. The McDannald Ranch Fire — that’s believed to have been started by a lightning strike — … Continue reading

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McDannald Fire Now 68 Percent Contained

More than a week after it first started, a west Texas wildfire is now 68 percent contained and has a footprint just above 19,000 acres, according to fire officials. The McDannald Ranch Fire — that’s believed to have been started by … Continue reading

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UPDATE: McDannald Fire Footprint Above 19,000 Acres, Now 61 Percent Contained

By late Monday the McDannald Ranch Fire — that’s believed to have been started by a lightning strike last week — had a footprint just above 19,000 acres and was 61 percent contained.

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McDannald Fire Day 7: Containment at 39 Percent

Containment for the McDannald Ranch fire is now up to 39 percent, officials said Sunday morning. The wildfire that’s believed to have been started by lightning strike early last week has affected an estimated 18,966 acres as of Sunday morning.

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McDannald Fire Day 6: Containment at 33 Percent

Containment for the McDannald Ranch fire is now up to 33 percent, officials said Saturday morning. The wildfire that’s believed to have been started by lightning strike early Monday has affected an estimated 18,892 acres as of Saturday morning.

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Friday Update: McDannald Fire Now Estimated at 19,000 Acres

This morning the new estimate for the McDannald Fire is now estimated at 18,892 acres and is 23 percent contained at this time. Marfa Public Radio spoke with reporter Sally Beauvais who was at a fire briefing this morning.

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UPDATE: McDannald Ranch Fire Now Estimated at 19,000 Acres

A wildfire that’s believed to have been started by lightning strike early Monday morning on McDannald Ranch, west of Brown Mountain in Jeff Davis County, is still burning. Late Thursday night, the wildfire was reported to be down to 19,000 … Continue reading

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