Fire burns four acres of forest in Cherokee County

CHEROKEE COUNTY, TX (KTRE) - Crews from Alto and Wells fire departments and the Texas Forest Service worked for about three hours on containing a fire on FM 1247.

According to an Alto firefighter, about 25 personnel responded to the fire around 12:20 p.m. Monday.

As of 2:30 p.m., the firefighter said the crews would work for about another hour on the fire, which burned about four acres of forest.