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East Mountain brush fire rekindles

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The Longview Fire Department is assisting on a brush fire in the 4200 block of FM 1844 in the East Mountain area. More>>

All Smith Co. fires under control, but fire danger is high today

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According to information released by the Smith County Fire Marshall's office, all fires are currently contained and controlled. More>>

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Alto-area fire jumps containment lines

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A fire in the Alto area has burned about 1,700 acres, according to the Cherokee County Sheriff's Office. More>>

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UPDATE: Parked car catches fire, spreads to grass

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Emergency crews closed down Post Oak Road in Gregg County, because of a blaze that started as a car fire. More>>

UPDATE: Fire extinguished in Church Hill area

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UPDATE: The fire in the Church Hill area has been extinguished and all Rusk County roads have been re-opened. Authorities say motorists should watch for smoke in the area. More>>

Bear Creek fire nearly 50,000 acres

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The Bear Creek fire in Cass and Marion counties has spread to nearly 50 thousand acres, and took at least two more houses yesterday. More>>

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Arson suspected in Henderson Co. fires

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Wildfires that have run through parts of Henderson County may have been an act of arson. More>>

Altra Federal Credit Union raises money for volunteer fire departments

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East Texans can't stop singing praises for all of the fire fighters who have been fighting these fires. Everyone knows that praise is well deserved. More>>

9/10/11 Fire Update

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Current situation: Yesterday Texas Forest Service responded to 24 new fires for 1,154 acres. In the past seven days Texas Forest Service has responded to 179 fires for 170,686 acres. 250 of the 254 More>>

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CR 4117 fire jumps fire line

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The Rusk County Sheriff's Department is reporting that the fire on County Road 4117 has rekindled. More>>

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