PERRY COUNTY, Tenn.- Fire fighters were called out to battle a serious forest fire along Short Creek Road in Perry County Saturday afternoon.
Officials said the fire began around 2 p.m. The Forestry Service was also called out to the scene and was able to place a containment around the fire in order to let the area safely burn. It was unclear how the fire may have started.
It was estimated that about 50 acres were burned in the fire. No homes or businesses were affected.