published Tuesday, April 24th, 2012

Catoosa County officials concerned of debris fires

Gusty winds can make it nearly impossible to stop thousands of storm debris acres from burning.

The area off Cherokee Valley Road in Catoosa County is the hot spot on the county's radar if someone is careless.

"Much of the debris is on the ground. It just multiplies your problem. If a burn does begin, it grows and makes it harder to fight," says County Manager Mike Helton.

Read more at WRCB.

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