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BREAKING NEWS: crews respond to fire north of refinery.

January 18, 2013

Area fire crews responded to a fire call Thursday evening north of the refinery.
Yesterday afternoon around 7 p.m., Borger Fire Department was dispatched to a fire north of the Conoco Phillips refinery. The call reported smoke in a creek bottom.
According to Hutchinson County Fire Marshal Danny Richards the fire was in a spot to where it made it difficult for the Fire department to reach it.
"The creek bottom was nothing but mud and wet sand. Several fire trucks got stuck," said Richards.
Borger fire received mutual aid from the Borger Complex FD, Crutch Ranch FD, and the Hutchinson County FD.
No injuries were reported. The fire burned over 75 acres of land and was under control around 1 a.m.
A investigation will be held today to determine the cause of the fire.

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