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Crews contain forest fire in Union County

MAYNARDVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) - Crews contained a forest fire Thursday night in Union County. The fire was reported around 7:30 p.m. on Highway 61 across from Big Ridge Park.

Nathan Waters with the State Department of Forestry says the fire has been contained and is still smoldering.

It is unclear how large the fire is at this time but dispatch says the crews who first responded to the scene called for reinforcements.

This is a developing story, stay with WATE 6 On Your Side for more information as it becomes available.


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