Tree stump fire gets out of control in Pass Christian

PASS CHRISTIAN, MS (WLOX) - Firemen rushed into action Tuesday afternoon battling a woods fire. Harrison County Fire Marshal Pat Sullivan told WLOX News it happened near Elm Street and Walnut Road in Pass Christian.

Sullivan said it started when someone tried burning a tree stump, but the fire quickly spread after consuming the stump.

No homes were in danger Tuesday afternoon. The state forestry department is assisting in fighting this fire.

Sullivan is advising people not to burn right now because of the high winds and low humidity.

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