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Multiple fire agencies are battling a 20-acre fire on FM 3441

Henderson County reminds their residents there is a very high danger of fire in the area as the drought continues in the county.

HENDERSON COUNTY, Texas — A 20-ace fire broke out on FM 3441 in Henderson County. Multiple fire agencies are battling the fire.

Henderson County also said this afternoon, a grass fire off of CR 4343 in Larue was started by a hay bailer.

Henderson County reminds their residents there is a very high danger of fire in the area as the drought continues in the county.

Currently, the Keetch-Byram Drought Index in Henderson County has fallen today to an average of 680 after Thursday's rain. But that is still above the 575 threshold for a burn ban.

The Commissioners Court is set to meet next Tuesday morning to decide if their will be an extension of the current burn an in Henderson County.

CBS19 will update this article with more information as it's available. 

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