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UPDATE: Fire on I-20 causes weekend traffic delays in Harrison Co.

UPDATE: Traffic is now moving through all lanes in both directions, however the area is still very smoky between exits 628 and 626, travelers are urged to use caution in the area.

UPDATE: Traffic in the area is moving, but very slowly. Reports coming in say that at least one lane in each direction is now open. Officials tell us nearly 300 acres is burning in this fire.

UPDATE: Officials are now telling us that residents near exit 624 are being evacuated.

MARSHALL, TX (KLTV) - Reports are coming in that a fire has sparked off interstate 20 near mile mark 626.

Several reports also indicate that I-20 is shut down and that traffic is being diverted in the area.

More information will be posted as it becomes available.

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