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Large-scale wildfire in Jefferson County east of High Island

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BEAUMONT, Texas -

A wildfire east of High Island in Jefferson County is causing a haze visible over downtown

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is working to contain the fire at a 150-acre wildlife refuge and is projecting to extinguish it by 5 p.m. on Friday.

The wind is blowing from the east and residents will smell the strong odor from that fire throughout the day.

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