A fire has occurred at the 300 block of Grand street in Borger. Officials have several blocks shut down for what appears to have been a grass fire that spread to a mobile home. The trailer has sustained severe damage and the yard next door has been almost completely consumed.
Flames at this point seem to be all out, but authorities are still working the scene and smoldering debris is still being sprayed with foam. More details will be released as they become available. For now, the recommendation is to avoid the area.
Fritch’s Medical Clinic is expected to reopen soon, after closing earlier this week.
The News-Herald has received reports of an accident and emergency responders south of Borger on the Panhandle highways. Reports from motorists are that at least one vehicle, a dark colored SUV has been involved in a crash and official crews are on scene.
We are urging travellers to avoid the area if possible as congestion increases.
More details will be released as they become available.
Borger Police officers have arrested a wanted subject and discovered a stash of drugs and cash in his possession, according to a news release issued by Captain Anthony Griffin of the BPD.
The Borger News Herald is checking into the fire located east of Agrium, we will have more details to you soon.
Thousands of Hutchinson County residents turned out to vote in their parties’ primary elections Tuesday. Voter turnout for all of Hutchinson County was about 20% of all eligible voters, including 2,384 Republican party ballots and 148 Democratic party ballots.