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Brush fire the "size of a football field"

Updated: Saturday, March 22 2014, 03:20 PM CDT
Posted by: Kelly Christ

Franklinktown Boro-- According to county dispatch, there are currently crews on scene of a brush fire "the size of a football field" on the 700 block of Cabin Hollow Road in Franklintown Boro.

According to the Franklintown Fire Chief, one firefighter was sent to Holy Spirit hospital for minor injuries.

"Wind was the enemy," the Chief told CBS 21. Officials at the scene said the fire spread into the forest and dead wood had to be cut down.

Controlled burns were not banned in Franklintown Boro today but the cause of this fire is still under investigation.

Stay with CBS 21 for more updates.Brush fire the "size of a football field"

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