UPDATE: 10 acre grass fire near Lindale

POSTED: Friday, November 11, 2011 - 8:07pm

UPDATED: Friday, November 11, 2011 - 9:36pm

Smith County Fire officials tell KETK as of right now 75 percent of the fire is under control.

Officials think the fire started from a ligthing strike tuesday night, and winds today picked up to spark a fire.

No one is injured but they say a cell phone tower is in danger.

The Texas Forest Service is on scene.

Officials are concerned about getting the fire contained tonight.

Saturday is expected to be high fire danger around East Texas.


KETK crews on scene say the fire is deep in the woods and can not be seen from the road.


Smith County Fire officials tell KETK they are battling a 10 acre grass fire off county road 438 near Lindale.

No word on injures or the cause.

We do have a crew headed to the scene.

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