2nd brush fire breaks out in Middle Tennessee; Over 20 acres burned

(Courtesy: Bill Jorgensen)
(Courtesy: Bill Jorgensen)

WILLIAMSON COUNTY, Tenn. (WKRN) – At least 20 to 25 acres of land have burned in a Wililamson County brush fire on Wednesday.

Public safety director Bill Jorgensen told News 2 the fire started at 1 p.m. near the 4200 block of Harpeth-Peytonsville Road.

He said the fire is contained in a heavily wooded area; however, several trees are still on fire within that contained area.

Around 40 firefighters are helping put out the flames from both Williamson and Maury counties. One firefighter has been treated for an ankle injury.

The cause remains under investigation.

This is the second brush fire in Middle Tennessee to break out on Wednesday. The first happened in Murfreesboro and burned around 100 acres.