Smoke and Fire
A firefighter sitting in a brush truck eyes part of the massive brush fire that burned acreage inside the Little Indian Creek State Forest in southern Franklin County on Monday. The fire also spread outside the conservation area to nearby fields.
Battling Brush Fire
St. Clair Fire Protection District volunteer Justin Deweese sprays water on a portion of the large brush fire inside the Little Indian Creek State Forest south of St. Clair near the Washington County line on Monday afternoon.
Posted: Wednesday, March 12, 2014 6:00 am
As many as 100 firefighters from several area departments, the majority of whom were from St. Clair, needed about 3 1/2 hours to bring a massive brush fire under control in the Little Indian Creek State Forest in southern Franklin County on Monday afternoon and evening.
All told, St. Clair Fire Protection District Chief Les Crews said about 40 units were dispatched to the scene, the majority of which were brush and tanker trucks.
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Wednesday, March 12, 2014 6:00 am.