|Published: 9:24 AM, 03/19/2013
Source: The Newport Plain Talk
GRASSY FORK-Both local and federal law enforcement
agencies are investigating a possible arson fire on Henderson Road, in Grassy
Fork, that destroyed 295 acres over a span of three days, starting Saturday,
About 70 percent of the land burned belongs to the U.S.
Forest Service, according to Grassy Fork Volunteer Fire Department Chief Walt
Five fire agencies responded to the fire alarm on
Saturday at 3:30 p.m., according to the Cocke County Fire Department.
Those agencies are: Grassy Fork Volunteer Fire
Department, the Cosby Volunteer Fire Department, CCFD, Tennessee Forest
Service, and the U.S. Forest Service, according to Chief Cross.
For more details, please see the Tuesday edition of the
Newport Plain Talk.
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