Multiple wildfires in East Texas
POSTED: Saturday, June 18, 2011 - 4:51pm
UPDATED: Saturday, June 18, 2011 - 8:48pm
East Texas — Multiple wildfires are being reported across East Texas today.
A wildfire is burning property close to Lindale on County Road 442. Fire departments from Lindale, Van, Dixie, and Mineola are responding to the fire. The property is reported to belong to the Embrigde Gas Company. Fire departments are still working to control the flames.
Another wildfire on the border of Upshur and Gregg County around Farm to Market Road 1844. Gregg County Fire Marshal David Kidder said the fire is of considerable size and it has yet to be detirmed if the fire started in Gregg or Upshur county. No word on the containment of this fire.
KETK will continue to bring you more information on these and any other fires in the East Texas area.