WAVE Country firefighters head east to battle forest fires

Updated: Nov. 7, 2016 at 6:57 PM EST
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LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) WAVE Country fire departments are heading to Eastern Kentucky to help fight growing forest fires.

An eight person crew from Zoneton Fire Protection District deployed Monday morning to fight the Harlan County fires.

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The Buechel Fire Department will leave Thursday morning. Before deploying, the Buechel Fire Department will perform refresher courses to ensure they are fully prepared.  

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