Crews battle wildfire in Oliver Springs

(source: Oliver Springs Police Department)

OLIVER SPRINGS (WATE) – Crews in Oliver Springs are battling a mountain side wildfire which is causing some issues for drivers.

The Oliver Springs Police Department said on its Facebook page the Oliver Springs Fire Department and the Tennessee Forestry Department are fighting the fire on Walden Ridge.

Nathan Waters with the forestry department says the fire has burned about 12 acres, but they have a line around the fire and it is contained.

An investigation is underway to determine the cause of the fire. No injures were reported and n businesses are in danger.

Police are also advising drivers to use caution in the area.

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