Firefighters Battle Brush Fire in Krum

Tuesday, Jul 23, 2013  |  Updated 7:17 PM CDT
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Firefighters Battle Brush Fire in Krum

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Firefighters from Krum and Denton County Fire Departments are battled a brush fire just west of the town of Krum Tuesday afternoon.

The fire was located in a largely rural area near the 4700 block of Odneal Road.

Denton County Emergency Management spokesman Jody Gonzalez said a firefighter suffered heat exhaustion and was transported to Texas Health Denton Presbyterian Hospital as a precaution.

Gonzalez said the fire was contained as of 6:53 p.m. but firefighters would be on scene for quite awhile.

Firefighters from the cities of Flower Mound and Denton also helped battle the blaze.

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