Firefighters battle wildfires in three different East Tennessee counties

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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) - Drought conditions are making this a busy time for fighting wildfires in East Tennessee.

As of Wednesday, Tennessee Department of Agriculture Division of Forestry personnel are fighting five active fires in the East Tennessee District. Those fires include: two in Scott Count, two in Morgan County, and one in Campbell County.

Firefighters are also monitoring other fires that are contained, to be sure there are no break-overs.