VIDEO: Burning Leaves Spark Woods Fireplace In a single day, Houses Saved
ORLINDA TENNESSEE: (Smokey Barn Information) – It was a busy night time for space firefighters as they labored to include a woods and grass hearth late Thursday.
The hearth, which began round midnight, was located in a wooded space between Youngville Rd, Fred Perry Rd, and McPherson Rd. MAP
Firefighters from North Robertson Fireplace & Rescue and the Orlinda Fireplace Division in addition to the Robertson County Emergency Administration Company, Robertson County EMS, and the Robertson County Sheriff’s Workplace all labored to include the fireplace which took a number of hours.
The placement of the fireplace and proximity to houses positioned an extra burden on firefighters as they labored to maintain the fireplace from damaging property.
In keeping with Fireplace Chief Chad Gregory with North Robertson Fireplace & Rescue, the fireplace was attributable to a resident within the space burning leaves. In keeping with Chief Gregory, the dry situations together with the winds we had final night time contributed to the fireplace. He added that residents ought to use nice warning when working with hearth or flamable supplies till situations enhance.
Dry situations have precipitated an uptick in grass and woods fires in Robertson County during the last couple of weeks. The Robertson County Emergency Administration Company can also be urging residents to make use of warning till issues enhance.
Earlier than burning leaves or fence-rows be sure you verify your metropolis or county steerage.