Sullivan County

UPDATE: Crews battling brush fire in Sullivan County

SULLIVAN COUNTY, Tenn. - UPDATE 4/21/14 5:13 a.m.: The U.S. Forestry service and fire fighters cleared the scene of a brush fire in Sullivan County, Tennessee erly Monday morning. According the Forestry Service, that fire was in the Hickory Tree section of the county on Troublesome Hollow Road.

News 5 has learned the call came in about the fire just after 6 p.m. Sunday. The Forestry Service tells us they estimate about 20 acres burned in that fire.

Crews are expected to return later Monday to continue their investigation and get a more accurate estimate of how much burned. They will also make sure the fire is completely extinguished.


Crews are fighting a brush fire in Sullivan County.

Dispatchers tell us it's in the Hickory Tree Section of the county, near Troublesome Hollow Road.

The call came in just after 6:00 Sunday evening.

We're told about an acre-to an acre and a half is burning.

The U.S. Forestry Service is on the scene.

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