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Chainsaw sparks Hwy 31 structure fire

SMITH COUNTY, TX (KLTV) -

Fire crews were called out to a structure fire near the Gregg/Smith county line on Wednesday afternoon.

The Jackson Heights fire department responded to the residence where a shed was engulfed in flames.

Officials say the homeowners were tearing down the old building for lumber, and believe sparks from a chainsaw started the blaze.

Crews were able to extinguish the flames before they spread to the nearby wooded area.

No injuries were reported.

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