UPSHUR COUNTY, Texas (KETK) — One firefighter has been taken to the hospital after being injured at a large tire fire in the Pritchett area on Tuesday night.

Several departments are on the scene of the fire on Private Road 3390 off of Almond Road.

Officials said houses are near the fire and they are working to keep it contained.

Gilmer, Gladewater, Pritchett, Big Sandy, East Mountain, West Mountain and Diana fire departments are on the scene.