Crews fighting 800-acre wildfire in Arkansas

    3:22 PM, Sep 18, 2013   |    comments
    Forest fire in Warren, Ark. (Photo: Eagle Democrat Publisher Danny Cook)
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    BRADLEY COUNTY, Ark. (KTHV) - Firefighters are working a wildfire in Bradley County. According to Sheila Doughty with the Forestry Commission, the fire is southeast of Hermitage moving north in the area.

    As of Wednesday afternoon, the fire was burning about 800 acres. The Forestry Commission is using 17 dozers to control the flames and two single-engine air tanks to drop water from above on the fire. They are also working to protect three homes that are threatened in the area.

    At least three volunteer fire departments are assisting with the wildfire.

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