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Jack County Fire Now 90% Contained After Flare-Up

Jack County Fire Chief Jeremy Jennings confirms to Newschannel 6 the fire in Jack County is now 90% contained after Monday's flare-up around 4 p.m.

The Texas Forest Service left the scene around 8 p.m. Wednesday night, and crews from Jack County are now monitoring hot spots and gusty winds for another possible rekindle.

Just hours after it was close to complete containment, gusty winds sparked the rekindled flames Monday. Helicopters were also on scene to fight the flames.

The fire originally started Sunday afternoon two miles north of Highway 1810 off Cundiff-Craftton Road.

The Texas Forest Service performed a fly-over early Monday afternoon to determine the acreage damage from the fire.

Jacksboro Fire Chief Jeremy Jennings says it may have sparked from a campfire.

There were no evacuations issued and no structures lost. However, officials say a camper trailer was destroyed in the fire.

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