Arson ruled out as cause of brush fire near Elizabethton


Local and state forestry officials are working to contain a brush fire located off of Highway 19E between Bluff City and Elizabethton.

James Heaton with the Tennessee Department of Agriculture's Division of Forestry told News 5 the 15-acre blaze is currently 60 percent contained and he has ruled out arson as a possible cause at this point in the investigation.

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