Wildfires at Fort Hood Contained After 3 Days

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Fort Hood officials say two massive wildfires are now contained after burning for three days on the Texas Army post.

Crews with Fort Hood and the Texas Forest Service said they were monitoring hot spots Tuesday.

One blaze about 10 miles northwest of Killeen has burned 6,200 acres. Another fire scorched about 1,500 acres.

Both wildfires started Saturday on the sprawling Army post that encompasses about 215,000 acres.

Fort Hood officials say the blazes were on the firing ranges and weren't close to any structures. Soldiers and their families didn't have to be evacuated.