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Several forest fires are burning across the region tonight

PINEVILLE, Ky.(WYMT)- Several forest fires are burning across the region tonight.

Officials with the Pineville district say they are battling 12 fires right now. Five of those are in Clay County, including some around the Hal Rogers Parkway. We are told the visibility is bad in that area.

Officials believe most of the fires were deliberately set. If you see someone setting a fire, you can call the arson hotline at 1-800-27-arson.

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