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Strong storms spark 14 grass fires in one E. Texas county

ANDERSON COUNTY, TX (KLTV) - Wednesday's heavy rain and high winds sparked 14 grass fires and two structure fire in Anderson County.

According to Anderson County Sheriff Greg Taylor, in just over one and a half hours several fire departments battled two major grass fires.

Crews also extinguished two structure fires. A 20 x 20 storage building was damaged in one of the blazes, the other structure fire was very minor.

The fires were started by power lines being knocked down by falling trees during the afternoon storms.

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