Forest Ranger Assaulted

By: Sarah Goebel Email
By: Sarah Goebel Email

A Cumberland County man is charged with assaulting a forest ranger.

Ranger Ken Brown was called to a fire near Burkesville, Ky. When he attempted to put the fire out, the property owner, Todd Anderson refused to let Brown control the blaze. Anderson ordered Brown off the property, then reportedly hit him with a metal pipe. Anderson is also accused of breaking a window and damaging Brown's truck.

Cumberland County Sheriffs Officers arrested Anderson for assault and interfering with a forest warden.


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