UPDATE: About 20 acres burned in Monroe brush fire

Update:

Monroe Fire Department public information officer Bill Owens said he believes the brush fire off Mountain Creek Church Road in Walton County on Sunday was a controlled burn that got out of hand.

Brush Fire off Bay Creek Church Road on March 2, 2014. Photo credit: PMR Productions.
Brush Fire off Bay Creek Church Road on March 2, 2014. Photo credit: PMR Productions.

“It burned 20 acres or so. Walton (County Fire Rescue) extinguished most of the fire and Monroe (Fire Department) assisted with mutual aid,” Owens said. “Ga Forestry was brought in to take over and they plowed a fire break around the fire.”

Initial Story

Brush Fire off Mountain Creek Church Road on March 2, 2014. Photo credit: PMR Productions.
Brush Fire off Mountain Creek Church Road on March 2, 2014. Photo credit: PMR Productions.

Walton County Fire Rescue  and Monroe Fire Department is on scene battling a brush fire off Mountain Creek Church Road in Unincorporated Walton County in the Monroe area.

MFD public information officer Lt. Bill Owens said by 12:45 p.m. that crews had it contained. Details to follow.

Photos courtesy of photographer Darrell Everidge from PmR Productions.

Brush Fire off Mountain Creek Church Road on March 2, 2014. Photo credit: PMR Productions.
Brush Fire off Mountain Creek Church Road on March 2, 2014. Photo credit: PMR Productions.
Brush Fire off Mountain Creek Church Road on March 2, 2014. Photo credit: PMR Productions.
Brush Fire off Mountain Creek Church Road on March 2, 2014. Photo credit: PMR Productions.
About 20 acres were burned off Mountain Creek Church Road in Walton County on March 2, 2014 when a controlled burn got out of control.
About 20 acres were burned off Mountain Creek Church Road in Walton County on March 2, 2014 when a controlled burn got out of control. Photo credit: PMR Productions.
About 20 acres were burned off Mountain Creek Church Road in Walton County on March 2, 2014 when a controlled burn got out of control.
About 20 acres were burned off Mountain Creek Church Road in Walton County on March 2, 2014 when a controlled burn got out of control. Photo credit: PMR Productions.

 

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