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Fires Continue To Burn, Hundreds Of Acres Already Burnt

Fires continue to be a problem tonight. One fire in Pike County near the West Virginia line is burning more than 600 acres and another in Leslie County is burning about 400 acres.

Forestry officials say both fires are under control tonight and no homes are in danger.

State officials are even bringing firefighters from western Kentucky in to help, just four days in the season. They are also prohibiting all burning in the Daniel Boone National Forest.


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