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Range fire on Fort Hood now 100 percent contained

Posted at 8:15 PM, Jul 31, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-02 14:34:33-04

A range fire near Blackwell Range on Fort Hood is now 100 percent contained, Fort Hood Press Center said.

According to the III Corps and Fort Hood Facebook page, the range fire produced a large amount of smoke, but there was no immediate danger to personnel or structures.

On Tuesday, the northern portion of the fire was 100 percent contained. The southern portion of the range fire remained within the permanent dud area.

The Directorate of Emergency Services fire personnel conducted firefighting operations from the air and ground to sustain the fire.

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