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UPDATE: Burning trash sparks fire in Smith County

UPDATE: Smith County fire marshal Oren Hale tells us the woman who has taken responsibility of the fire has been issued a citation.

 

SMITH COUNTY, TX (KLTV) - Illegal trash burning sparked a fire east of Tyler.

The fire is located north of FM 2767 and south of Old Longview road.

A little after 1pm Sunday, the fire was called in. Chapel Hill, Red Springs, Jackson, Whitehouse and Winona fire crews are on the scene.

Authorities tell us someone was burning trash and the flames caught a junkyard car on fire. Crews were able to contain the fire.

More information will be posted as it becomes available.

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