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East Texas Wildfires: 2pm Update

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EAST TEXAS (KLTV) - Here are the latest estimates from the Texas Forest Service as of 11:30 a.m. on fires burning in East Texas:

CASS COUNTY - Fire SW of Linden, 400 acres, 0% containment.

VAN ZANDT COUNTY - Bonbiew Ranch Fire near Ben Wheeler - 350 acres, 80% containment.

GREGG COUNTY - "Moore Fire" (started near Gladewater, has moved Southwest through the night) 1,300 acres, 40% contained.

White Oak Road Fire - 300 acres, Unknown containment.

Old Magnolia Fire - 100 acres, Unknown containment.

Pleasant Green Road Fire - 150 acres, 100% contained.

RUSK COUNTY - Kennedy Rd Fire: 150 acres, containment unknown.

"Overton Fire" - 144 acres, 70 % containment.

Rusk County Sheriff's Department: Major fires burning near CR 1114 and FM 3053, CR 474, CR 203, near FM 839 & CR 4256, CR 3210 and Kennedy Road. Deputies are also in the process of shutting down County Road 1114 due to fire.

HARRISON COUNTY - Lansing Switch Rd: 200 acres - 100% containment.

UPSHUR COUNTY - Clemanis Fire (NE of Gilmer) - 403 acres, 85 % containment.

Diana Fire - approx. 1,000 acres, unknown containment.

NACOGDOCHES COUNTY - 200 acres, 0% containment.

ANDERSON COUNTY - Fire near FM 315 and FM 321: named "New Chapel Fire" - 2,500-3,000 acres, 40% containment.

Fire near Frankston - Hundreds of acres, unknown containment.

Anderson County Road 404 at FM 321 - closed to thru traffic due to fire.

 

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