Homes threatened by brush fire in Smith Co.

Homes threatened by brush fire in Smith Co.

TYLER, TX (KLTV) - Numerous fire departments and the Texas Forestry Service are working to extinguish a large brush fire north of Tyler.

The fire, that has burned 8 to 10 acres, is on County Road 35, also known as Lavender Rd. just south of I-20 at Hitts Lake Road.

Lindale, Mineola and Red Springs Fire Departments are on the scene as well as the Smith County Fire Marshal.

They tell us the fire has been burning for several days, but they now have it contained.

It should take a few more hours before the brush fire is completely extinguished.

The fire threatened some homes in the area, but no damage has been reported.

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