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Grass fire burning in Lindale

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SMITH COUNTY (KYTX) -

Multiple fire crews are working to control a grass fire in Lindale on Hwy 69 just south of I-20 at county rd. 461 that forced officials to shut down one lane of traffic.Motorist are urged to take an alternate route if possible.

The fire has forced officials to shut down one lane of Hwy 69 and urged motorist to take an alternate route if possible.

Lindale Fire Chief Cory Cowell tells CBS19 the a flat tire combined with the extremely dry conditions might have sparked the large grass fire.

Lindale, Flint and Gresham Fire Depts. are on the scene.

CBS 19 has a crew on the scene and will have more details as they become available. 

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