Chicken Farms & Church threatened by East Texas blaze - KLTV.com - Tyler, Longview, Jacksonville |ETX News

Chicken Farms & Church threatened by East Texas blaze

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UPSHUR COUNTY, TX (KLTV) - Several fire departments are battling a fast-moving blaze near the Upshur/Camp County line.

A resident in the area tells KLTV 7 Gilmer, Ewell and many other departments are on the scene on Opossum Road, about a half mile west of US Highway 271.

A Forest Service helicopter is also assisting with water drops.

According to the Texas Forest Service, at least 25 acres has burned and containment is unknown at this hour.

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