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3:05pm UPDATE: Hutchinson County emergency management officials are asking some people living near Stinnett to evacuate due to a fire in the area.

The emergency management office is telling all residents in Scotts Acres south of Stinnett to evacuate until further notice.

 

UPDATE: The fire north of Stinnett is now contained. Crews are monitoring it at this time although there are several railroad ties that are burning and they are dealing with a lot of smoke that is causing extreme visibility issues. 

 

Crews are on scene of a Grassfire that has been reported north of Stinnett.

Highway 136 from the Y north of Stinnett to the north city limits of Stinnett has been temporarily shut down.

Drivers should avoid the area at this time.