Evacuations have been ordered for the area around NW 20th and Bonham in Amarillo by the Amarillo Fire Department as they are fighting grass fires in the Northwest.  The Amarillo Police Department has issued this advisory:

Fire and police personnel are on the scene of multiple fires along Hastings, between N. Western and Broadway. Some homes in the North Heights area around NW 18th are being evacuated. The Carver Early Childhood Academy is being evacuated and the children are being bussed to the North Heights Alternative School at NW 7th and Hughes. Parents can pick up theor children there.  Please avoid the area of NW 18th at this time. More info will be put out when it is available. 

We will be updating with more information as it is made available.

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