TYLER COUNTY, Texas, Aug. 29, 2023 – The Texas A&M Forest Service has been called to assist in containing the Neches River Fire in Tyler County. According to officials, the fire has spread to an estimated 250 acres and is currently 0% contained. The fire is located southwest of the Shearwood Creek Fire, another ongoing wildfire incident.
The agency is actively working to control the blaze and will continue to provide updates as the situation evolves. The Texas A&M Forest Service has not yet released information regarding the cause of the fire or any potential evacuations.
Residents in the vicinity are advised to remain vigilant and adhere to any instructions or advisories from local authorities. The situation is developing and further information will be disseminated as it becomes available.