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Upshur County officials battling grass fire

From Staff Reports
Sept. 1, 2011 at 11:48 a.m.

Gilmer firefighters Thursday afternoon were battling a grass fire on Opossum Road in the northern part of Upshur County.

Officials aren't sure what started the 25-acre, but it was still growing at about 3:45 p.m., according to the Pittsburg Fire Department.

Firefighters from surrounding counties were called on to help subdue the fire, including Camp County firefighters, the Texas Forest Service and a helicopter.



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