UPDATE: 171-acre grassfire near Electra 100% contained

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UPDATE: Saturday, January 15, 2022, 10 a.m.

According to TAMFS, the Douglas Fire near Electra was 171 acres and was 100% contained as of 7:36 a.m.


UPDATE: Friday, January 14, 2022, 9:25 p.m.

The Texas A&M Forest Service has been called to assist with the fire. They have named it the Douglas Fire.

According to TAMFS’s twitter account, the fire is an estimated 200 acres and 0% contained.

Read their updates on the Douglas Fire at their Twitter account here.


WICHITA COUNTY (KFDX/KJTL) — Multiple fire agencies are responding to a large grassfire outside of Electra Friday night.

Before 8 p.m. Friday, January 14, Electra firefighters called for mutual aid to assist on a large grassfire that was growing quickly due to the high winds in Wichita County.

According to witnesses, the fire is to the east of Electra and spreading south.

Reporters are on the way to the fire now to provide more information. Check this story often for updates.

This is an ongoing incident. Stick with Texoma’s Homepage as we learn more.

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