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UPDATE: Fire near Kilgore out

UPDATE: The fire has now been contained and put out. Officials have told us the fire burned less than 5 acres, and was started by a squirrel that got tangled in a transformer. The transformer then blew and the fire spread.

KILGORE, TX (KLTV) - Officials have confirmed with us that a fire is currently burning near the intersection of Fritz Swanson Rd and Rabbit Creek Dr in Kilgore.

Crews are currently on the scene and fighting the blaze. The size could not be confirmed at this time, but officials do tell us the fire is about 90 percent contained.

More information will be posted as it becomes available.

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