Smith County: Evacuation ordered for CR 119

Tuesday, September 6, 2011 - 5:16pm

SMITH COUNTY — A total of 20 acres has burned near Kiepersol Estates.

So far, 9 people have been evacuated. Kiepersol has not been affected, just homes nearby.

Firefighters are maintaining the blaze now, but the wind is constantly changing directions.


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Officials have ordered an evacuation of CR 119.

One structure has been lost to the rekindled fire.


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A new fire has flared up in Smith County between CR 113 and CR 119 close to Kiepersol Estates between Whitehouse and Bullard. Smith County volunteer firefighters are fighting the blaze on CR 119, but if the fire cannot be held, they will fall back to CR 334. Several houses will be in danger if the fire reaches CR 344.

Stay with KFXK for updated information

Information from Smith County Commisioners Court
 

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