division of forestry http://wmot.org en Wildfires Keeping Mid-State Crews Busy http://wmot.org/post/wildfires-keeping-mid-state-crews-busy <p>&nbsp;MURFREESBORO, Tenn (WMOT)&nbsp; --&nbsp; State fire crews have worked more than two-dozen wildfires in Middle Tennessee in the last five days.</p><p>Highland Rim Fire Resource Coordinator James Phillips says his crews have worked 27 fires in the Mid-State since July 1. He says local fire departments ask for state assistance on all but the smallest wild fires.</p><p>Phillips says the fires his teams have responded to ranged up to about 25 acres in size, and most had a human cause.</p> Thu, 05 Jul 2012 17:21:11 +0000 Mike Osborne 12879 at http://wmot.org