Wildfire burning 500 acres in Rockcastle, Pulaski counties


SOMERSET, Ky. (WTVQ) – National Forest Service officials say a wildfire that started in Rockcastle County has now spread to Pulaski County, burning 500 acres.

Officials say the fire is now burning in the Bolthouse Ridge area of Pulaski County.

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They say rugged terrain is hindering efforts to contain the fire.

Forest officials are reminding the public that all federal lands are under a burn ban.