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GROVETON, Texas – More than 18,000 acres have burned in eastern Trinity County and western Polk County in what the Texas Forest Service is describing as “the largest fire in East Texas history

The largest section of the ‘Bearing Fire’ sits between the towns of Apple Springs and Groveton, south of FM 2262 and north of U.S. Highway 287. The National Incident Management Organization is leading the effort to contain the fire.

‘Bearing Fire’ Largest Ever in East Texas:

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