The Associated Press

FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) - Fort Hood officials say a wildfire that started Sunday is 80 percent contained.

The Austin American-Statesman reports Wednesday the fire has consumed at least 3,000 acres at Fort Hood.

More than 100 soldiers were cutting fire lines in an effort to contain the fire Tuesday. Fire departments from Killeen, Harker Heights and Sparta Valley were assisting Fort Hood firefighters.

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Austin American-Statesman, www.statesman.com