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15-acre fire in Smith Co. extinguished

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LINDALE, TX (KLTV) -

Multiple fire departments put out a 15-acre blaze Thursday afternoon in Smith County.

According to officials with the Smith County Fire Marshal's Office, the fire was located at 20939 County Road 4129 near the Old Sabine Bottom Wildlife Management Area. This location is about six miles northeast of Lindale and threatens multiple structures.

The fire marshal believes the blaze was sparked by a lightning strike.

The Texas A&M Forest Service, Lindale Fire Department, and Red Springs Volunteer Fire Department responded to the fire.

Residents of Smith County are reminded that there is a burn ban in effect.

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