Crews respond to small forest fire in Perry County

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HAZARD, Ky. (WYMT) - Crews responded to a small forest fire in Perry County Friday afternoon.

The fire started behind the Combs Motel in Hazard, on the far side of the railroad tracks across the river. It was on the hill next to the McDonald's on the KY 15 Bypass.

Pillars of smoke and small patches of fire were seen from nearby roads.

Chief Forester Jason Hunt said his crews worked to contain the fire.

It is unclear what caused the fire.


Perry County Forest Fire // Lynnette Cooney
Perry County Forest Fire // Lynnette Cooney


 
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