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Archer Co. Grass Fire

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A large grass fire happened in Archer County Thursday afternoon.

The blaze was started by a welder just before four in the afternoon, south of Windthorst on Hwy 281 and Schreiber Rd.

Thirty acres were burned because of the blaze and one house was at risk, but firefighters were able to save the home.

Volunteer Fire Departments from Archer, Scotland, Windthorst, Lakeside, and Arrowhead Ranch Estates all reported to the scene.

It took about an hour and a half to get the flames under control.

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