BIG SANDY, TX (KLTV) - BIG SANDY, TX (KLTV) - Another fire has broken out in East Texas, this time in the Big Sandy area. The owner of the land says at least 10 acres is burning. She says the land is located in the 8000 block of Aspen Trail Road and the fire is moving south toward Highway 155.
The land's owner says at least 15 emergency vehicles are on her property fighting the fire - including two bulldozers. She says Pleasant Grove, Big Sandy and Prittchet Fire Departments, among others, are on scene. The Texas Forest Service is also there.
The land owners say they saw the smoke at about 8 or 9 Tuesday morning but thought it was a controlled burn on some nearby land. By 1 p.m. they realized it was their land on fire and called the authorities.