Johnson County fire burns five acres, evacuates two families

POSTED: 7:04 PM Mar 19 2013   UPDATED: 5:42 PM Mar 19 2013
Johnson County fire burns five acres, evacuates two families
JOHNSON COUNTY, Tenn. -

Fire crews spent Tuesday evening battling a blaze they believe was started by a transformer.

The Johnson County Sheriff's Department said the fire burned more than five acres along Highway 421.

Several surrounding fire departments responded to help along with the Tennessee and North Carolina Forestry Departments.

Two families were evacuated because of the fire.