Williams Road in Longview evacuated as crews battle fire



Gregg County Sheriff's Office spokesman Josh Tubb said he does not yet know when residents might be allowed back in homes on Williams Road in Longview as crews continue to battle a woods fire in the area. 

Tubb said part of the fire had been contained but that crews continued to actively work in the area. 

No traffic is being allowed onto Williams Road at this time. The road is closed from Tryon Road to Alpine Road, and officials evacuated the homes in the area.

Tubb said the fire started in an area behind some homes and spread.



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