MT. JULIET, Tenn. (WKRN) – Firefighters in Mt. Juliet are on scene of a field fire stretching about five acres.

The Mt. Juliet Fire Department says the fire is in the area between Providence Parkway and Central Pike near Mt. Juliet Road.

Mt. Juliet Police say firefighters were able to contain the fire, but crews are still on scene making sure all hotspots are extinguished.

Drivers should avoid the area while crews continue their work.

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