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Authorities battle two grass fires; suspect in custody

By Michael Thompson - email
Posted by Ellen Krafve - email

EAST TEXAS (KLTV) - Firefighters are battling not one, but two grass fires in East Texas. 

One is at mile marker 544 on I-20 near Willow Branch Road. The other fire is located at I-20 and 271.

According to fire investigators, a man is in custody and has admitted to lighting 13 fires in Van Zandt and Smith counties.

We have a reporter on the scene and will continue to bring you more information as we receive it.

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