Russell Springs Fire Department called to woods fire on Sunday

The Russell Springs Fire Department was called out yesterday afternoon to a small woods fire.

According to Fire Chief Bobby Johnson, crews were called out at around 4:15 p.m. yesterday to a small woods fire off Highway 1870 Old Columbia Road.

Nine firefighters were on scene for about 30 minutes, and no damage or injuries were reported from the fire.

Local fire officials are reminding citizens the Kentucky Forest Fire Hazard Season begins Wednesday and goes through April 30.

During that period, it is unlawful for persons to set fire within 150 feet of any woodland or brushland before 6 p.m.

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