UPDATE: House destroyed; Firefighters continue to battle brush fire

Thursday, July 14, 2011 - 2:17pm

CHEROKEE COUNTY — Bullard fire officials say there are about five or six acres burning just southwest of Bullard.

Authorities also say the house involved has burned completely, and may be causing problems as firefighters continue to battle the surrounding brush fire.

Bullard Fire Chief Newland tells KFXK there was nobody home at the time of the fire. It is unclear at this time whether anyone is living in the home.

KFXK will continue to update this story as the details emerge.

Fire officials tell KFXK that more than one fire department is battling a fire in a heavily wooded area at 1345 County Road 3408 near Bullard.

Officials say the fire now involves a structure.

KFXK  has a crew in route and will provide more details as they become available


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