Northbound US 59 reopens in San Jacinto County as firefighters control wildfire

SAN JACINTO COUNTY, Texas – Northbound US 59 has reopened in San Jacinto County after firefighters controlled a wildfire in the area.

The San Jacinto County Sheriff’s Office said the fire was between the Liberty County line and FM 2914.

The fire forced the shutdown of US 59 earlier Sunday.

TXDOT said the roadway has since reopened.

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Christian Terry covered digital news in Tyler and Wichita Falls before returning to the Houston area where he grew up. He is passionate about weather and the outdoors and often spends his days off on the water fishing.