TOP PHOTO: This fire burned for the better part of seven hours on Tuesday afternoon/evening in north Campbell County.
LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) – Firefighters were dispatched at 2pm to two different fires on Tuesday. One brush fire was burning at Adam Hollow while the other was on Stinking Creek Road across from Meredith Cemetery.
Some seven hours later, crews with the Campbell County Rural Fire Service were able to clear the scene at Adam Hollow around 9pm. The Forestry Service reports 58 acres were burned at Adam Hollow.
More than 100 total acres burned on Tuesday during two separate brush fires.
Firefighters with the Jellico Rescue Squad battled the brush fire on Stinking Creek Road for long hours before being able to contain it. Forestry totaled those burned acres at 45. (WLAF NEWS PUBLISHED – 11/08/2023-6AM-PHOTOS COURTESY OF CCRFS CAPTAIN DANIEL LAWSON)