Texas Forest Service strike team in Archer County for wildfire

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A strike team of five engines is in Archer County to assist with wildfire according to Texas Forest Service officials.

County officials said Thursday the fire was in the southwest part of Archer County near Dugan Road around the south side of Lake Kickapoo

As of 8 p.m. Thursday the fire was 0 percent contained and spanned 1,300 acres, according to the Texas Forest Service.

According to the Climate Prediction Center, the southwest part of the county was rated as abnormally dry on Tuesday.

There is no confirmation on what started the fire or the size of it.

This story is developing; check back later for updates.

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