Grass fire response shuts down EB lane of FM 344 near Highway 155

Grass fire response shuts down EB lane of FM 344 near Highway 155
Viewer photo of the fire on FM 344 and Hwy 155. (Source: KLTV Viewer)

SMITH COUNTY, Texas (KLTV) - A grass fire has firefighters on site blocking traffic and watching for hot spots Thursday night.

The fire is at the corner of FM 344 and Highway 155 in the Flint area, across from Brookshire’s. Battalion Chief Adam Melson said that no structures were involved. He said that they will be on scene for at least 45 minutes to an hour to watch for hot spots. Drivers should avoid the area due to delays and safety of responders.

Monitoring for hot spots.
Monitoring for hot spots. (Source: KLTV/Brennon Gurley)

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