FIRE ALERT: Several Grass/Brush Fires Straining First Responders
ROBERTSON COUNTY TENNESSEE: (Smokey Barn News) – The high temperatures, very dry conditions, and fierce winds have sparked several grass and brush fires in and around Robertson County.
Watch out for first responder traffic and road closures in the following areas.
-9146 Highway 49 E. Orlinda – Grass fire.
-Mt. Zion Rd. and Glover Road in Springfield – Wheatfield on fire.
-3816 N. Pinson Rd., Portland – Combine/Wheatfields on fire.
-Duers Mill Road and Highway 49 E. in Orlinda – Grass fire.
-Also, reportedly a Brush fire at Cemetery and Distillery in Greenbrier as well.
Officials are asking the public to be very careful with fire or flame until these dry conditions subside. Never toss cigarettes out the window and use caution when driving over dry grass as vehicles offer several trigger points that can ignite dry grass.
Here’s a look at one of the grass fires we had in Robertson County today. This one, on Glover Road in Springfield, was being pushed by heavy winds. For more information head over to https://t.co/xVuNXWO0OX. pic.twitter.com/0c5a0Fdbfq
— Smokey Barn News (@SmokeyBarnNews) June 23, 2022
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