UPDATE: Forestry crews contain wildfire in Fentress County

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UPDATE (5 p.m. Friday, Nov. 20) — The Tennessee Department of Agriculture says the Hoodtown Road wildfire is 100% contained.

Forestry crews built an additional dozer line to further secure one area of the fire’s perimeter and also worked to mop up hot spots Friday.

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — Forestry crews are battling a wildfire in Fentress County.

According to the Tennessee Department of Agriculture 150 acres have been burned south of Jamestown. The fire is burning in a steep, wooded area near Hoodtown Road.

Crews have completed a dozer line around the fire that is 75% contained. The department says no structures are being threatened.


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