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UPDATE: Hot, Windy Conditions Fuel Area Fires

WEST TEXAS - Triple digit heat and gusty winds are fueling fires around West Texas.

Crews have been working fires in Andrews County, Howard County and Midland County.

ANDREWS:

There was a fire burning 5 miles south of Andrews off 385 and SW 5000. Crews have been able to get it out. It started Monday morning.

HOWARD COUNTY:

There is a fire burning near the Glasscock County line in southwest Howard County near CR 3. The Texas Forest Service and local crews are working the fire.

MIDLAND COUNTY:

Crews have been able to get a handle on a fire burning north of Highway 191 east of 1788. Northeast Volunteers and City of Midland crews were called out to fight it. At last check, they were putting out hot spots.

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