Highway 69 shut down near Tyler Pipe due to grass fire

Published on Friday, 13 September 2013 12:35 - Written by From Staff Reports

Smith County firefighters are battling a grass fire that is impeding traffic on Highway 69 between Tyler Pipe and Interstate 20. The Smith County fire marshal's office said flames are topping pine trees, producing heavy smoke. Highway 69 has been shut down in that vicinity. A chiropractic office in that area has been evacuated due to approaching flames. We will post additional details as they become available.