80-acre fire in Rusk Co. jumps plow line - KTRE.com | Lufkin and Nacogdoches, Texas

80-acre fire in Rusk Co. jumps plow line

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MOUNT ENTERPRISE, TX (KTRE) -

By Whitley Walden

The Texas A&M Forest Service is currently working to contain a fire in Rusk County that has jumped the original plow line.

According to James Pike with Rusk County Emergency Management, the blaze has consumed around 80 acres as of Thursday afternoon. The fire is burning near County Road 3166 just west of Mt. Enterprise. No structures are currently at risk.

Citizens of Rusk County should be aware that there is a burn ban currently in effect.

The forest service, Mt. Enterprise, and Laneville Volunteer Fire Departments are on scene at this time.

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