Rain welcomed after day of fighting wildfires - KTRE.com | Lufkin and Nacogdoches, Texas

Rain welcomed after day of fighting wildfires

EAST TEXAS - Firefighters have been battling some blazes throughout the state, including two large fires in West Texas.

In a news release, the Texas Forest Service said bulldozers battled a 2,300-acre weekend fire in Haskell County.  A 1,000-acre blaze was fought in Shackleford County.

Smaller fires also were reported in Palo Pinto, Throckmorton, Angelina, San Jacinto, Tyler and Fayette counties.

Click here to find out if your county is under a burn ban:  http://tfsfrp.tamu.edu/wildfires/decban.png

KTRE Chief Meteorologist Brad Hlozek is tracking is tracking the rain and is keeping up with the burn bans for our area as well.  You can get updates on KTRE-TV and here at KTRE.com.

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