Forest Fire endangers Clay County residences on Curry Branch Road

Clay County, Ky. - The City Of Manchester Fire Department is reporting that: At approximately 2:55 PM on March 22, 2019 Manchester & Lockard’s Creek Fire Units were dispatched by Clay County 911 to Curry Branch Road for a Forest Fire that was endangering several residences.

Upon arrival units discovered the fire was indeed endangering residence, units provided structure protection until the Kentucky Division Of Forestry arrived on scene.

It was determined the fire started from someone burning garbage.

Everyone remember there is a Burn Ban in effect from 6:00 AM-6:00 PM everyday.

Units then cleared the scene with no further incident.

Assisting at the scene: Horse Creek Fire Department, Kentucky Division Of Forestry.

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