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Fire marshal: Grass fire likely started by torch

Fire marshal: Grass fire likely started by torch
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POSTED: Wednesday, October 5, 2011 - 5:06pm

UPDATED: Wednesday, October 5, 2011 - 5:07pm

Authorities were first alerted to the fire near Big Eddy Road by a plane flying over the area.

The Smith County fire marshal believes the fire was sparked when someone cut pieces of metal off a junk pile with a torch.

About 2 acres burned.

 


Firefighters are currently battling a 2-acre grass near the intersection of FM 2661 and CR 1261, also known as Big Eddy Road.

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

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