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Lincoln County crews help with Lind fire

ODESSA- Lincoln County fire fighters and volunteers were there to assist with a wildfire in Lind that forced the town’s evacuation on Thursday, Aug. 4.

District No. 3 Chief Stephen Walter said it was an effort from just about all adjoining districts and there were various sorts of trucks/equipment on scene.

“We sent 11 guys,” Walter said. “Three brush trucks and two water trucks from Odessa.”

Walter said it was a team effort to stop the blaze from spreading.

“Our hearts go out to the families who lost their homes,” Walter said.

The fire destroyed six houses and eight other structures and burne...


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