While most of us are preparing to have more food at Thanksgiving, Kentucky Department of Forestry officials said they're preparing for more wildfires. Now they want to warn people about the increased risk this holiday.
Michael Harp, the Assistant Fire Chief with the Kentucky Division of forestry, fights fires from his office, and outside across Kentucky. Thankfully he, and his co-workers are keeping people safe, even on Thanksgiving.
"We would like to see no fires today (Wednesday), and no fires tomorrow (Thursday), unfortunately that's probably not going to be the case," said Harp.
Harp blames the weather, especially lately in Southeastern Kentucky. He said people are at fault too.
"We had seven fires occur last night. All of them listed as human cause. I know of three that are definitely arson caused fires," said Harp.