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Texas A&M Forest Service (TAMFS) responded to a request for assistance in Roberts County from Canadian FD for a new start off Highway 60 between Miami and Canadian. During initial attack, the fire fire was very active with long range spotting and rapid rates of spread. The fire moved northeast crossing HWY 83 and 33, but stayed south of the town Canadian.
Heavy equipment engaged immediately to construct containment line focusing on the right flank in preparation for the wind shift. Currently, forward progression of the fire has stopped and resources will continue to focus on mop up and containment.