Crews Fighting Large Brush Fire In Smith County
SOUTH CARTHAGE, Tenn. – Firefighters responded to a large brush fire in Smith County. At one point several structures were threatened.
The fire broke out Wednesday afternoon in a field near Highway 70 and McCall Street in South Carthage.
The exact acreage affected was not available, but officials from the Smith County Emergency Management Service said it was a very large area.
A large portion of the fire was under control and the structures were out of harm's way, but a large area of the fire was still out of control.
Aid was requested from Wilson County.
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