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Crews continue battling 75+ acre wildfire in Pulaski and Giles Counties

UPDATE

Crews are still working to contain a wildfire on Parrot Mountain in Pulaski County, according to Pulaski County Emergency Management.

Authorities said at this time, the fire is estimated to be more than 75 acres and spreading.

We’re told the fire has been difficult to control due to steep rocky slopes, increasing winds and dry fuels.

Currently, no homes have been evacuated and structure protection is stationed at Dry Branch and Parrot River Roads.

Authorities said Dry Branch and Parrot River Roads are closed to non-residents and drivers are advised to avoid this area.

ORIGINAL STORY

Emergency crews in Pulaski County are working to control a wildfire on Parrot Mountain.

They said the fire has burned 30 acres in Pulaski County and crossed into Giles County.

Crews are working to protect homes in the area of Parrot River Road and Dry Branch Road. At this time, one home has been affected, authorities said.

They said crews will remain on the scene throughout Sunday night with additional resources for Monday morning.

Officials are asking people to avoid traveling on Parrot River Road and said you may not be able to see as well in this area.


Source: WSLS News 10

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