EASTLAND COUNTY (CBSDFW.COM) – The National Weather Service issued an emergency fire warning for Eastland County north of FM 2731 and County Road 230 and called for immediate evacuation.
The Eastland Complex continues to burn, covering at least 54,015 acres. Officials estimate that this covers only 30%.
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The last such warning was issued in 2018, about four years ago.
This is a breaking story and will be updated. The full warning is provided below:
BULLETIN – EAS ACTIVATION REQUIRED
TEXAS Emergency Management Agency FORT WORTH TEXAS
TX WORTH WORTH IS BROADCASTED BY THE NATIONAL AIR SERVICE
MARCH 20, 2022, MARCH, 208 PM CDT
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THE FOLLOWING MESSAGES ARE TAKEN ON REQUEST OF TEXAS
EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT DEPARTMENT.
WILD FIRE – DRIVE NOW
FM 2731 AND THERE IS A GREAT FIRE THAT MOVES FAST NEAR THE ROAD TO MARTYRS.
230 TYPE 183 BETWEEN TEXAS ROAD 206.
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RESIDENTS IN THE NORTH OF FM 2731 NEAR THIS FIRE
ROAD NUMBER 230 IS BEING EMERGENCY IS BEING ANALYZED TO THE NORTH
Highway 206 in EASTLAND.
National Weather Service Fire Warning orders evacuation in Eastland County – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
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