A 'waiting game' with massive fire in Bullitt Co.

Massive underground fire to turn itself out

BULLITT CO., Ky. (WHAS11) – Officials in Bullitt County are still working a large fire that has been ablaze since Sunday morning.

The fire has been burning mostly underground in a deep ravine behind a home in the 3000 block of Mt. Elmira Road.

The hole is 250 feet deep and 75-yards wide.

Officials have been on the scene of the fire since 8 a.m. on Sunday morning and say that it is a “waiting game” and that the fire could be burning for up to a week.

Firefighters said that there is not enough water in the county to put the flames out and that it will have to burn itself out. 


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