WEBXTRA: Several East Texas counties at ‘high risk’ for wildfires

WEBXTRA: Several East Texas counties at ‘high risk’ for wildfires
This map released Sunday, Sept. 15, by the Texas A&M Forest Service show several East Texas counties are at 'high risk' for wildfires. (Source: Blake Holland/KLTV)

TYLER, Texas (KLTV) - Extremely dry conditions continue across East Texas, putting several counties at high risk for wildfires, according to a new map from the Texas A&M Forest Service.

Several wildfires were reported over the weekend. One of the largest ones burned 10 to 15 acres in Rusk County near Henderson.

KLTV/KTRE’s Blake Holland spoke to some fire officials about the risk of wildfires.

Click here for the list of East Texas counties currently under burn bans.

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