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Smith Co. fires highlight continued need for fire safety

ANDERSON CO., September 10, 2013—Extremely dry conditions have led to a dangerous situation involving potential fires. Over the weekend, 350 acres burned during multiple grass fires in Smith County, destroying some homes and making evacuation necessary for many.

According to Alan Fox, Law Enforcement with Texas A&M Forest Service, the lack of rain continues to increase the chances of fire danger.

KYYK’s Gary Richards spoke with Fox and District Fire Coordinator Troy Case about fire safety, and what area residents can do to decrease the chances of fire. Click below for more.

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