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A slow warming trend will begin in our area over the weekend into early next week with dry weather expected. Our next chance for showers and thunderstorms will begin around Wednesday as the next cold front nears.
Southeast Texas sawmill fire could burn for days
KFDM News - A large fire at a sawmill in Batson has firefighters from several departments battling the flames.
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Glenn Withers, a district fire chief out of Sour Lake, said the fire broke out around 2 p.m. Sunday at the sawmill on FM 770.
Withers said the fire quickly spread over five acres. Heavy equipment has been brought in to cut a path to get water to the fire.
Withers says the fire could burn for three to four days.