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Illegal burning leads to field fire in Smith County

SMITH COUNTY, TX (KLTV) - Crews from several departments are on the scene of a fire on CR 4907.

We're told the blaze grew after someone was illegally burning trash in a barrel.

The fire quickly spread to a nearby field.

Eleven fire trucks, four units with the Texas Forest Service and two bulldozers have been dispatched to contain the fire. So far, more than 30 acres have burned.

One fire truck has been compromised.

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