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Railroad fire in Jeff Davis County 100% contained

(Source: Texas Wildlife Incident Response System) (Source: Texas Wildlife Incident Response System)
JEFF DAVIS COUNTY, TX (KWES) -

UPDATE: 5/2 5:34 p.m.

The railroad fire is now 100 percent contained. 

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UPDATE: 5/2 5:02 p.m.

The fire is 80 percent contained at 400 acres

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A second fire has sparked near the Jeff Davis and Presidio County lines Wednesday afternoon. 

According to the Fort Davis Volunteer Fire Department, the fire apparently started from a spark from a train. 

Valentine, Marfa and Fort Davis fire departments are responding. 

The fire has grown to 400 acres and is zero percent contained, according to the Texas A&M Forest Service. 

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