Fire destroys 45 acres of forest

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Cause of fire still unknown

By Erin L. McCoy

A fire destroyed about 45 acres of forest between Wheeler, Barnes and Lutheran Church Roads in west-central Nelson County Sunday afternoon and into the evening.

The Bardstown-Nelson County Fire Department responded to a 3:53 p.m. call to the 1800 block of Lutheran Church Road, and labored until about

12:30 a.m. to set up fire lines to contain the blaze, the cause for which is still unknown, Bardstown-Nelson Fire Chief Anthony Mattingly said.

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