Drone over Tennessee Wildfire

Plows and fire crews working in Hardin County


Melvin Martin – Hardin County Fire Department assisting Tennessee Division of Forestry on a large wildland fire near Highway 203 and Lonesome Pine Road Jan. 31, 2017.

The fire was caused by a control burn that breached the containment lines. Low humidity and moderate winds made it more difficult to contain.


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