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Fire Near FM 171 Did Not Reach Homes

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40 acres burned Sunday afternoon along Farm to Market 171 in Wichita County.

Gusty high winds and warm temperatures made the flames hard to contain. A number of fire departments from Wichita County assisted in knocking down the flames.

No structures were involved however, the Cameron Gardens Fire Chief told Newschannel 6 that a number of homes were within about half a block of being involved.

The flames are now out but a fire break has been dug around the burned area to try and keep any rekindling from spreading.

Texoma was under a Red Flag Warning for most of Sunday.