Six firefighters from the Anderson County Fire District were deployed Thursday morning to help battle an ongoing wildfire in eastern Kentucky.
Capt. Rob Gresham, firefighter John Robinson, firefighter Matt Moses, Battalion Chief Chris Harrod, firefighter Dillon Harrod and firefighter Earl Gresham all answered a call for help and left around 9 a.m.
Chief Pat Krogman said they traveled to Hazard and were to be be assigned positions from there.
“They will be assigned wherever they are needed down there,” Krogman said.