On 9/21 at approx 12:00 pm, FCFD was dispatched to a miscellaneous fire/scrap wood pile on Ridge Rd.
Upon arrival, units found approx 2/3 of an acre of wood, in some places stacked 12′ tall on fire.
FF Haley Rook was incident commander, and quickly called for additional resources and water tankers.
Mutual Aid was provided by:
Berlin Township FD
Big Walnut FD
Eastern Knox County FD
Jefferson Township FD
Monroe Township FD
Mount Gilead FD
Mount Vernon FD
Troy Township FD
There were no injuries and the building was saved.
Due to the size of the fire, and the type of wood involved it was contained and permitted to continue to burn.