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UPDATE: Crews battle 25+ acre brush fire in Lawrence County, Ky.


No one was hurt and no homes were damaged. Fire officials warn people that just because the fall fire season in Kentucky ended on Dec. 15, doesn't mean it is okay to burn freely. They say brush is still very dry and it will take significant rain to dampen ...


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LAWRENCE COUNTY, KY (WSAZ) -- UPDATE 12/17/17 @ 3:46A brush fire that burned more than 25 acres near the Lawrence/Boyd County line is now out. Lawrence County 911 says around 2:15 Saturday they got a report of an out of control brush fire on Roe Creek Road. Officials say it took three agencies to knock down the flames and protect nearby homes. Crews say they were concerned about the fire growing but a shift in the winds helped them contain the blaze. No one was hurt and no homes were damaged. Fire officials warn people that just because the fall fire season in Kentucky ended on Dec15, doesn't mean it is okay to burn freelyThey say brush is still very dry and it will take significant rain to dampen the ground and keep fires from spreading. ORIGINAL STORY 12/16/17 @ 4:13 p.mThree agencies are on scene of a brush fire in Lawrence County, Kentucky. We’re told they’re battling a fire that’s over 25 acres. Crews at the scene say it started as an accident, and the wind then fanned the flamesWe're told firefighters are making sure nearby houses are not affected

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