Forest Fire on Smith Road

Manchester and Lockards Creek Fire Units were dispatched by Clay 911 to heavy smoke and fire on Smith Road off of Ham Hollow road. Upon arrival units discovered that an unattended brush pile was what had spread into the mountain causing heavy smoke and fire March 12 at 3 PM. Units made fire suppression efforts to protect the residence that was endangered. Units stood by until the Kentucky Division of Forestry made it to the scene and began getting emergency personnel into the mountains. Units provided assistance to KDF and cleared the scene with no further incident. Horse Creek Fire Department assisted at the scene.