Marsh fire continues to burn in Port Arthur

A fire blamed on last night's Port Arthur city fireworks show has burned 50 acres of marshland and continues to burn tonight.

Flames are not threatening any homes and no injuries have been reported.

The fire started during the July 4th public celebration.

Fire crews put out hot spots earlier this morning.

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Firefighters are working to put out a small brush fire that has started near where the city of Port Arthur fireworks display was held.

The fire broke out in a small brushy area of Pleasure Island not far from where those fireworks were being fired off.

No homes are threatened by the fire and there is no real danger at this time. Firefighters are working to contain the fire.

The cause of the fire is currently unknown. Stay tuned to 12 News HD for more information.


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