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UPDATE: At least 10 structures taken in Anderson Co fire

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UPDATE: 11:52 am 9/5/11: According to the Texas Forest Service, the fire is on the west side of CR 404, south of FM 321, north of Davey Park and Loop 256.

Officials say the blaze is just over 1000 acres, and is traveling southeast.

A structure off of CR 404 is currently threatened, and a helicopter is dousing the flames nearby in an effort to protect the home/

Authorities shut down CR 404 around 10:30 Monday morning to thru traffic.

The flames crossed the fire line Monday morning.

At least 10 structures and 100 bales of hay have been claimed so far.

No homes have been lost thus far today, and officials say this fire has caused no injuries.

An Elmwood Volunteer firefighter was taken to the hospital Sunday for heat-related illness.

As of 2 am Monday, officials say this fire is 20% contained.

 


UPDATE: Officials have now told us that this fire started as the result of an earlier fire. The earlier fire was contained, then re-kindled.

 

Crews also tell us this fire has burnt a few hundred acres, but believe it is now contained.

Frankston and Cuney fire crews responded to this fire.


ANDERSON COUNTY, TX (KLTV) - A fire is currently burning in Anderson County.

Reports are coming in that the fire is located east of FM 19 near the city of Frankston.

KLTV Crews are headed to the scene and we will have more information posted as it becomes available.

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