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Grass Fire Sparks Near Electra

Dry and windy conditions have raised the fire danger all across Texoma to extreme levels.
Just after 6:30 Tuesday night fire crews were called out for a fire just north and east of Electra.
The old Sunshine Hill schoolhouse was lost in that fire. It's unclear what started this blaze, but officials believe it started near the school house. That structure was built in the 1930's.
Around 200 acres burned. Electra and Punkin Center fought the fire.
Another fire near Kamay was put out quickly after it started. Firefighters were able to get both those blazes under control quickly when the winds died down.

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