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AT LEAST 150 ACRES BURNED IN FENTRESS COUNTY WILDFIRE

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Fentress County firefighters responded late yesterday to a large wildfire that burned at least 150 acres. Officials say 95 percent is contained as of sunrise today. The blaze was in a remote area south of Jamestown near Hoodtown Road. It did not pose a threat to any homes or structures. Fire officials said crews would assess the need for additional containment reinforcement this morning. No injuries have been reported.

(photo courtesy of the Tennessee Department of Agriculture)


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