Firefighters working brush fire caused by downed power lines on Loop 49

Friday, July 29, 2011 - 9:29am

SMITH COUNTY — Officials on the scene tell KFXK downed power lines caused the fire on Loop 49.

The exit at Old Jacksonville is being closed due to poor visibility on 49.

Smith County firefighters are fighting a brush fire on Loop 49 near Noonday.

The call came in around 9:45 a.m. on Friday.

There are reports of downed power lines in the area that may have sparked the blaze.

KETK has a crew on the way and will provide more information as it becomes available.


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