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Firefighter injured, 3 homes destroyed in Bowie County fire

BOWIE COUNTY, TX (KSLA) - UPDATED: Three houses have now been destroyed and at least one firefighter has been injured while battling the blaze. Seven homes have been evacuated as crews find themselves stretched thin fighting a fire in Nash, Texas as well. 

A rehabilitation area has been set up for firefighters to rest and cool off.  Crews have been called in to assist from as far away as Dekalb, which is 30 miles away.

Two houses have been destroyed and three others are in danger at a major fire near Wake Village, TX.

The fire, which has also burned numerous vehicles, is on County Road 1303. Crews in the area are spread thin because of another fire in nearby Nash, TX. Firefighters have requested help from as far away as Dekalb, which is 30 miles away.

A nearby wooded area is also on fire. Right now there's no word about any injuries nor on how the fire started.

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