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Terrell County Fire Almost Contained

TERRELL COUNTY - Crews have turned the tide on a large fire in Terrell County. 

The Forest Ranch Complex fire is now 85-percent contained. The fire was started earlier this week by lightning and has charred more than 700 acres northwest of Dryden.      

The Texas Forest Service is no longer fighting the fire and local crews are monitoring the blaze to make sure it doesn't grow.

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    Midland Lee High School (Source: KWES)Midland Lee High School (Source: KWES)

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    (AP Photo/Matt Slocum). United States celebrates winning gold after the women's gold medal hockey game against Canada at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018.(AP Photo/Matt Slocum). United States celebrates winning gold after the women's gold medal hockey game against Canada at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018.

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    (Source: Midland County Sheriff's Office)(Source: Midland County Sheriff's Office)

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