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Crews en route to Smith County structure fire

smith county — Smith County fire crews are headed to a structure fire on County Road 35, also known as Lavender Road, to a structure fire. Details are limited at this time.

One-vehicle rollover blocking traffic on Hwy 271

SMITH COUNTY — Traffic on Highway 271 came to a screeching halt shorty after noon following a rollover wreck. The driver of the vehicle had to be flown by Air One to a hospital with serious injuries.

East Texas soldier killed in the line of duty

NEWS RELEASE FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE The Department of Defense announced today the death of a soldier who was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.

Brush fire in Longview

Longview, Texas — Crews are now clearing the scene. A brush fire has been reported in Longview. Officials tell KFXK that the fire is near Highway 80 and Hilltop Lane.

Firefighters across Nacogdoches Co. battling fires

Nacogdoches, TX — Nacogdoches County fire departments and the Texas Forest Service are battling a fire covering several acres that is threatening eight-to-10 homes along CR 204, officials said.

Massive fire in Smith County, evacuation ordered; Disaster relief crews on scene

SMITH COUNTY — Smith County officials say County Road 2305 has been added to the evacuation list. The fire is not close to being contained.   Smith County Red Cross just arrived on the scene.

Dry leaves catch vacant house on fire in Tyler

TYLER — Tyler firefighters were called to a house shortly before noon Tuesday on the 400 block of Virginia and Line Street A fire spokesman says it happened after dry leaves under the vacant house caught fire from the heat.

Son stabs father to death at Lake Cherokee

lake Cherokee — On Tuesday at around 1:38 a.m. Gregg County deputies were called to Lake Cherokee for an assault.

Fire in Anderson County

Anderson County, Texas —KFXK has confirmed a fire in Anerson County. Fire officials are on scene and helicopters have been employeed to help put out the fire.

House fire in Tyler

Tyler, Texas — The Tyler Fire Department is on the scene of a two-alarm structure fire in the 2800 block of N. Whitten Ave. Fire crews reported heavy smoke conditions upon arrival.