Fire burning near Tyler city line

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POSTED: Friday, September 2, 2011 - 11:18am

UPDATED: Friday, September 2, 2011 - 12:52pm

UPDATE:

A plow from the Forestry Service has just arrived. The fire has burned five acres and is now contained. Investigators are looking into the cause. Preliminary investigation indicates the fire started near Loop 323 and spread into the Cascades area. No injuries have been reported.


The Tyler Fire Department is on the scene of a fire in the woods in the area of Scenic Drive, near Spur 364.  Currently, seven units are working to contain the blaze, in addition to units from the Dixie Fire Department.  The Texas Forestry Service has also been notified.  No word yet on the cause of the fire.  Additional information will be distributed, when available.

Information from Tyler Fire


Officials with the Tyler Fire Department tell KETK, there is a grass fire burning near the Tyler city line.

Authorities tell KETK, the fire is burning near the area of Scenic Dr. and Spur 364.

There are seven units from the Tyler Fire Department on scene, as well as Dixie Fire Department and the Texas Forest Service.

KETK has a crew en route and will provide more information as it becomes available.

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