A Coast Guard helicopter has been spotted dropping water on the growing fire consuming Protection Island Tuesday.
Local resident Nancy Proutt Hassen told The Leader via a social media …
A mass of smoke rising from Protection Island was seen late Tuesday morning by multiple eye-witnesses.
Multiple emergency responders have been called out to fight the fire.
The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office responded to 318 incidents between Saturday, July 10 and Friday, July 16. Below are selected reports.