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OK town threatened by wildfire evacuated

Officials rescued two hunters trapped by the blaze in Dewey County, but a 54-year-old man is still missing. (Source: Quincy Vagell/CNN Officials rescued two hunters trapped by the blaze in Dewey County, but a 54-year-old man is still missing. (Source: Quincy Vagell/CNN

VICI, OKLAHOMA (CNN) - The entire town of Vici - with a 2014 population of 715 - has been evacuated because of a wildfire. 

Officials rescued two hunters trapped by the blaze in Dewey County, but a 54-year-old man is still missing. 

About 800 homes are threatened in this northwest Oklahoma town, and at least three have been destroyed so far. 

Police said they believe the fire has caused more damage in areas they can't access. 

Strong winds are fanning the flames.

The fire had burned 19,000 acres and was only 20 percent contained late Thursday. 

Copyright 2018 CNN. All rights reserved. Raycom News Network contributed to this report.

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