VAN, TX (KLTV) - A large fire is burning in Van Zandt County sending smoke visible for miles.
A KLTV 7 viewer reports the fire is a large pile of tires burning next to a power substation in the city. Multiple departments are on the scene of this massive blaze.
ONCOR reports nearly 3,000 without power across their East Texas service area. The affected area stretches from Van to Lindale and down to Whitehouse. CLICK HERE for the latest numbers from ONCOR.
A KLTV crew is en route to this scene and will bring you more information as it becomes available.
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