Officials: Forest fire reported in Hazard

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HAZARD, Ky. (WYMT) - The Kentucky Forestry Divison reported a forecast fire in Hazard around 2 p.m. Monday afternoon.

The regional forester of southeast region, Morgan Combs, says the fire is located at 490 Grapevine Creek Road

Officials say there are a couple of houses nearby but the Grapevine Volunteer Fire Department is protecting the houses.

Three to four acres of land are being treated.

Officials expect around five acres to be burned when the fire gets put out.

This is the first forest fire in Perry County of 2019.



 
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