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UPDATE: Diana fire 75 percent contained

UPDATE: Crews continue the battle today. Overnight crews battled the fire, and today are continuing to try and contain the blaze. The Texas Forest Service tells us this fire is now 809 acres and is 75 percent contained.

UPDATE: Officials tell us that residents in the area have been allowed to return to their homes.

UPDATE: Officials continue to battle the blaze, and now tell us the estimated size is between 35 and 40 acres. Two airplanes have been called to the scene and are dumping fire retardant in the area.

UPDATE: Officials tell us residents along Hawk Road are being evacuated at this time, however the evacuation is not mandatory.

DIANA, TX (KLTV) - Officials have confirmed that a fire is currently burning southeast of Gilmer.

The fire which is near the intersection of FM 1650 and Heron road has broken through containment lines. Crews are currently on the scene and trying to contain the fire.

This fire is also near the city of Gilmer.

More information will be posted as it becomes available.

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