New brush fire burning in Carter County after multiple fires Saturday night


James Heaton with the Tennessee Division of Forestry says crews are working a new brush fire in Carter County.

Heaton said this fire is about 15 acres and are burning near Blevins Road.

Saturday night, crews were battling multiple fires near the north corner of Roan Mountain State Park. They were combined at approximately 77 acres. Heaton said those fires are contained.

He said this new fire is burning a few miles from the ones that started Saturday.

We'll update you with more information as we get it.

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