Large fire threatening homes in Jackson-Winona area of Smith County

Smith County assistant fire marshal Oren Hale parks his truck across Farm to Market Road 2908 to block traffic from getting close to the fire. (Staff photo by Kenneth Dean)

People living in homes near Farm to Market Road 2767 and Smith County Road 389 are being evacuated by emergency responders due to a large fire in that area which is threatening homes. will post additional details as they become available.