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Small grass fire north of Gilmer

GILMER, TX (KLTV) - Officials have confirmed with KLTV that a small grass fire is burning near the intersection of Cherokee Trce and Yocum Ln.

The fire which is now contained burned around 1 acre. Gilmer fire department is on the scene and is monitoring the situation.

The fire was spotted earlier Sunday afternoon when a Texas Forest Service air unit spotted it from above.

Residents in the area tell us they can see and smell smoke, however officials say that is just blowing smoke, and that the fire is contained.

Officials also tell us it is in a heavily wooded area, and that no homes were threatened.

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