SULLIVAN COUNTY, TN (WJHL) – Sullivan County EMA director Jim Bean confirmed that a brush fire is burning in the 2000 block of Highway 11W and has shut down the road.
James Heaton, a forestry technician with the Tennessee Division of Forestry said the call about the brush fire came in around 2:30 p.m. and multiple volunteer fire departments responded, along with forestry crews.
Crews are backfiring the area currently.
Heaton said conditions are very dry and said the fire, which has burned around 2.5 acres, is fully contained at this point.
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