Brush Fire on Chop Bottom Road

Manchester and Lockards Creek Fire Units were dispatched by Clay 911 to a brush fire out of control on Chop Bottom Road March 13. One person was at the scene attempting to fight the fire. Units began an attack on the fire, extinguishing any fire that was endangering residence at the time. While Emergency Personnel were on scene the person initially fighting the fire become very irate resulting in assistance of the Clay County Sheriff’s Office. The Kentucky Division of Forestry is currently investigating the fire. Units stood by on the scene until forestry crews got on scene & cleared the scene with no further incident. Horse Creek Fire Department assisted at the scene.