DRY CONDITIONS AND NOT CONTROLLED BURNING RESULTING IN WILDFIRES IN CUMBERLAND COUNTY

Cumberland County firefighters responded to a brush fire yesterday near Dunbar Road and Clint Lowe Road.

The Crossville Fire Department assisted with extra manpower and a brush truck.

Authorities say no structures were damaged, and no injuries occurred.

The Cumberland County Fire Department says leaves and grass are very dry, and a few control burns became wildfires yesterday.

Officials remind citizens to follow state law when burning and have proper equipment ready to control the fire.

Citizens are required to obtain a burn permit until May 15, 2024.