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Tyler FD Picks Best Of Chili Crop

Some members of the Tyler Fire department were feeling the heat Friday afternoon, all from judging lots of hot and spicy chili.
It was for Atria Willowpark's Chili Cookoff. The fireman had to pick the best of 10 recipes with names like "Kiss Yo' Mama Chili," "Triple Blow Out Chili" and "West Texas Dust Bowl Chili."
The firemen said the best recipe wasn't about the novelty of a name, but the flare for flavor.
The winner, "Bubba's Best" made by Jeretta Self. Judges said it had the boldest flavor. The chili cookoff was part of a block party for Briarcliff Health Center, Pinecrest Nursing and Rehab and Atria Willow Park residents.

Maya Golden reporting, mgolden@kltv.com

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