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Field Fire Flares Up In Brown County

Last updated on Thursday, July 5, 2012

(HAMBLEN) - At 5:30 p.m., firefighters from Hamblen, Fruitdale and Cordry Sweetwater departments were battling a fast-moving fire in a hay field that reportedly started along a ditch near Three Notch and Ford Ridge roads.

Brown County has been under a burn ban for nearly a week because of extreme heat and drought conditions.

At 5:41 p.m. Firefighters reported the fire was under control.

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