KDDD News 3-30-21

The Randall County Sheriff’s Office announced that the National Weather Service has issued a Red Flag Warning for multiple counties in the High Plains, raising awareness for ‘critical fire weather’ occurring in the area.

The counties that were singled out in the warning include Moore and Huntchison.

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All Texans ages 16 and older — about 22 million people — are eligible to receive COVID-19 vaccine doses, the Texas Department of State Health Services announced. But as vaccine eligibility expands, actually getting the vaccine may be even more difficult.

Texas joins several other states in opening eligibility to all adults. DSHS said providers should continue to prioritize walk-ins and appointments for Texans 80 and older.

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Crews have contained a grass fire south of Borger in Hutchinson County.  The City of Borger/Hutchinson County OEM says the fire was south of Borger on 207. Multiple agencies responded to the fire.

The roadway in the area was briefly shut down and is now back open.