Ft. Davis Wildfire Now Up to 165,000 Acres

Ft. Davis Wildfire Now Up to 165,000 Acres
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Friday, April 15, 2011 - 2:11pm

FORT DAVIS, TX - A wildfire blazing away near Fort Davis has now consumed 165,000 acres.

The flames are 70 percent contained but not before they destroyed three dozen buildings including 34 homes.

Firefighters are hitting it with everything they've got - helicopters and air tankers.

No word on when they will have the wildfire under control.

High winds are slowing the firefighting effort.

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