BIG SANDY, Texas (KLTV) - UPDATE: As of 10:25 p.m., an official with Big Sandy Volunteer Fire Department said that they have left the scene, as the fire has been contained. The Texas Forest Service will remain at the scene tonight, however, to watch for hot spots in the fire area.
Firefighters are using heavy equipment and a helicopter to battle a wildfire in the Big Sandy area Monday night.
According to a post by the Big Sandy Volunteer Fire Department, they are assisting the Texas Forest Service with a 10 acre wildland fire. It is located south of Old Waters Bluff Road.
The forest service is using a helicopter to make water drops on hotspots. They say there is no threat to any structures or to the public at this time.