High Winds Cause Wilson Co. Grass Fire to Quickly Spread

Photo: Wilson County Sheriff\'s Office

On May 1, 2023, first responders responded to what started off as a grass fire that quickly spread to trees and a shed structure.

The grass fire grew due to high wind gusts. Wilson County Sheriff’s Office says wind gusts are in range of 25-30 mph throughout the day.

Residents are asked to exercise extreme caution with burning brush and starting fires as the wind is capable of spreading the fire very quickly.

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