WJTV News Channel 12 - High winds cause fire during controlled burn

High winds cause fire during controlled burn

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Emergency dispatchers say several agencies are on the scene of a controlled burn.

Officials say winds caused the fire to get out of control on Stokestown Road, about a half of a mile from Chicod School.

The fire forced parts of the woods where the burn was happening to catch fire.

There are no reports of injuries at this time, and officials say homeowner shouldn’t worry.

There will be an increased amount of smoke in the Chicod area. 

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