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NBC Washington
Shenandoah Wildfire Consumes More Than 10,000 Acresof the blaze can be stopped by Saturday, two weeks after it was reported. Most
Shenandoah Wildfire Consumes More Than 10,000 Acres
NBC Washington / Posted 6 days ago
of the blaze can be stopped by Saturday, two weeks after it was reported. Most forest fires in Virginia are caused by human actions and can be prevented, the Virginia Department of Forestry says. The department has these tips on preventing... Read more
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NBC 29 Charlottesville
Superintendent of Shenandoah National Park Writes Update on Firethe best trained and most experienced fire managers available in the United Sta
Superintendent of Shenandoah National Park Writes Update on Fire
NBC 29 Charlottesville / Posted 7 days ago
the best trained and most experienced fire managers available in the United States. We also called for assistance from the Virginia Department of Forestry and the Rockingham County Department of Fire and Emergency Services. From the beginning, the... Read more
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NBC 12 Richmond
Wildfire in Virginia national park 40 percent containedunless there's strong wind. The fire had burned about 8,000 acres of land by F
Wildfire in Virginia national park 40 percent contained
NBC 12 Richmond / Posted 8 days ago
unless there's strong wind. The fire had burned about 8,000 acres of land by Friday. John Miller, a fire chief with the Virginia Department of Forestry, tells The Washington Post that rain showers Friday provided "a breath of fresh air" for... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Rain brings much needed relief to wildfiresthan 20 fires burned at least 2,500 acres of land in the southwest region, thre
Rain brings much needed relief to wildfires
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 10 days ago
than 20 fires burned at least 2,500 acres of land in the southwest region, threatening more than 50 homes and 20 other buildings. The emergency activation level in The Commonwealth are at a level two, according to the Virginia Department of Fores... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
Wildfire in Virginia national park 40 percent containedunless there's strong wind. The fire had burned about 8,000 acres of land by F
Wildfire in Virginia national park 40 percent contained
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 10 days ago
unless there's strong wind. The fire had burned about 8,000 acres of land by Friday. John Miller, a fire chief with the Virginia Department of Forestry, tells The Washington Post that rain showers Friday provided "a breath of fresh air" for... Read more
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NBC 29 Charlottesville
Crews Continue to Battle Rocky Mount Fire11 engines, 2 fixed wing SEATs (Single Engine Air Tankers) and 2 Air Attack/lea
Crews Continue to Battle Rocky Mount Fire
NBC 29 Charlottesville / Posted 10 days ago
11 engines, 2 fixed wing SEATs (Single Engine Air Tankers) and 2 Air Attack/lead plane Cooperators: National Park Service, Virginia Department of Forestry, Rockingham County Department of Fire and Rescue, U.S. Forest Service, U.S. Fish and Wildlife... Read more
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USA Today
Shenandoah National Park fire closes trails, Skyline Drive(Red) Team, a Type 1 emergency-response group, joined command Wednesday with th
Shenandoah National Park fire closes trails, Skyline Drive
USA Today / Posted 12 days ago
(Red) Team, a Type 1 emergency-response group, joined command Wednesday with the Shenandoah National Park and the Virginia Department of Forestry, a National Park Service release said. A Type 1 team deployment indicates that the fire has... Read more
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KENS 5 San Antonio
Shenandoah fire closes trails, Skyline Drivein mountain laurel, pine and oak forests with heavy leaf litter, a release said
Shenandoah fire closes trails, Skyline Drive
KENS 5 San Antonio / Posted 12 days ago
in mountain laurel, pine and oak forests with heavy leaf litter, a release said. Personnel from the National Park Service, Virginia Department of Forestry, USDA Forest Service, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Georgia Forestry Commission, Department... Read more
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5KSDK St. Louis
Shenandoah fire closes trails, Skyline Drive(Red) Team, a Type 1 emergency-response group, joined command Wednesday with th
Shenandoah fire closes trails, Skyline Drive
5KSDK St. Louis / Posted 12 days ago
(Red) Team, a Type 1 emergency-response group, joined command Wednesday with the Shenandoah National Park and the Virginia Department of Forestry, a National Park Service release said. A Type 1 team deployment indicates that the fire has... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Shenandoah fire closes trails, Skyline Drivein mountain laurel, pine and oak forests with heavy leaf litter, a release said
Shenandoah fire closes trails, Skyline Drive
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 12 days ago
in mountain laurel, pine and oak forests with heavy leaf litter, a release said. Personnel from the National Park Service, Virginia Department of Forestry, USDA Forest Service, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Georgia Forestry Commission, Department... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
Shenandoah fire closes trails, Skyline Drive(Red) Team, a Type 1 emergency-response group, joined command Wednesday with th
Shenandoah fire closes trails, Skyline Drive
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 12 days ago
(Red) Team, a Type 1 emergency-response group, joined command Wednesday with the Shenandoah National Park and the Virginia Department of Forestry, a National Park Service release said. A Type 1 team deployment indicates that the fire has... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
Shenandoah fire closes trails, Skyline Drivein mountain laurel, pine and oak forests with heavy leaf litter, a release said
Shenandoah fire closes trails, Skyline Drive
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 12 days ago
in mountain laurel, pine and oak forests with heavy leaf litter, a release said. Personnel from the National Park Service, Virginia Department of Forestry, USDA Forest Service, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Georgia Forestry Commission, Department... Read more
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WCNC Charlotte
Shenandoah fire closes trails, Skyline Drivein mountain laurel, pine and oak forests with heavy leaf litter, a release said
Shenandoah fire closes trails, Skyline Drive
WCNC Charlotte / Posted 12 days ago
in mountain laurel, pine and oak forests with heavy leaf litter, a release said. Personnel from the National Park Service, Virginia Department of Forestry, USDA Forest Service, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Georgia Forestry Commission, Department... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
Shenandoah fire closes trails, Skyline Drivein mountain laurel, pine and oak forests with heavy leaf litter, a release said
Shenandoah fire closes trails, Skyline Drive
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 12 days ago
in mountain laurel, pine and oak forests with heavy leaf litter, a release said. Personnel from the National Park Service, Virginia Department of Forestry, USDA Forest Service, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Georgia Forestry Commission, Department... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Shenandoah fire closes trails, Skyline Drivein mountain laurel, pine and oak forests with heavy leaf litter, a release said
Shenandoah fire closes trails, Skyline Drive
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 12 days ago
in mountain laurel, pine and oak forests with heavy leaf litter, a release said. Personnel from the National Park Service, Virginia Department of Forestry, USDA Forest Service, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Georgia Forestry Commission, Department... Read more
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WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
Shenandoah fire closes trails, Skyline Drivein mountain laurel, pine and oak forests with heavy leaf litter, a release said
Shenandoah fire closes trails, Skyline Drive
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted 12 days ago
in mountain laurel, pine and oak forests with heavy leaf litter, a release said. Personnel from the National Park Service, Virginia Department of Forestry, USDA Forest Service, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Georgia Forestry Commission, Department... Read more
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WLTX-TV Columbia
Shenandoah fire closes trails, Skyline Drivein mountain laurel, pine and oak forests with heavy leaf litter, a release said
Shenandoah fire closes trails, Skyline Drive
WLTX-TV Columbia / Posted 12 days ago
in mountain laurel, pine and oak forests with heavy leaf litter, a release said. Personnel from the National Park Service, Virginia Department of Forestry, USDA Forest Service, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Georgia Forestry Commission, Department... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
Shenandoah fire closes trails, Skyline Drivein mountain laurel, pine and oak forests with heavy leaf litter, a release said
Shenandoah fire closes trails, Skyline Drive
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 12 days ago
in mountain laurel, pine and oak forests with heavy leaf litter, a release said. Personnel from the National Park Service, Virginia Department of Forestry, USDA Forest Service, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Georgia Forestry Commission, Department... Read more
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WKYC Cleveland
Shenandoah fire closes trails, Skyline Drivein mountain laurel, pine and oak forests with heavy leaf litter, a release said
Shenandoah fire closes trails, Skyline Drive
WKYC Cleveland / Posted 12 days ago
in mountain laurel, pine and oak forests with heavy leaf litter, a release said. Personnel from the National Park Service, Virginia Department of Forestry, USDA Forest Service, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Georgia Forestry Commission, Department... Read more
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13 WMAZ Macon
Shenandoah fire closes trails, Skyline Drivein mountain laurel, pine and oak forests with heavy leaf litter, a release said
Shenandoah fire closes trails, Skyline Drive
13 WMAZ Macon / Posted 12 days ago
in mountain laurel, pine and oak forests with heavy leaf litter, a release said. Personnel from the National Park Service, Virginia Department of Forestry, USDA Forest Service, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Georgia Forestry Commission, Department... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Shenandoah fire closes trails, Skyline Drivein mountain laurel, pine and oak forests with heavy leaf litter, a release said
Shenandoah fire closes trails, Skyline Drive
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 12 days ago
in mountain laurel, pine and oak forests with heavy leaf litter, a release said. Personnel from the National Park Service, Virginia Department of Forestry, USDA Forest Service, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Georgia Forestry Commission, Department... Read more
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NorthWest Cable News
Shenandoah fire closes trails, Skyline Drivein mountain laurel, pine and oak forests with heavy leaf litter, a release said
Shenandoah fire closes trails, Skyline Drive
NorthWest Cable News / Posted 12 days ago
in mountain laurel, pine and oak forests with heavy leaf litter, a release said. Personnel from the National Park Service, Virginia Department of Forestry, USDA Forest Service, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Georgia Forestry Commission, Department... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
Shenandoah fire closes trails, Skyline Drivein mountain laurel, pine and oak forests with heavy leaf litter, a release said
Shenandoah fire closes trails, Skyline Drive
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 12 days ago
in mountain laurel, pine and oak forests with heavy leaf litter, a release said. Personnel from the National Park Service, Virginia Department of Forestry, USDA Forest Service, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Georgia Forestry Commission, Department... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
Shenandoah fire closes trails, Skyline Drivein mountain laurel, pine and oak forests with heavy leaf litter, a release said
Shenandoah fire closes trails, Skyline Drive
KING5 Seattle / Posted 12 days ago
in mountain laurel, pine and oak forests with heavy leaf litter, a release said. Personnel from the National Park Service, Virginia Department of Forestry, USDA Forest Service, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Georgia Forestry Commission, Department... Read more
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NBC Washington
Shenandoah Wildfire Doubles, Scorches Thousands of Acreseight fire engines and another aircraft were battling the blaze, including pers
Shenandoah Wildfire Doubles, Scorches Thousands of Acres
NBC Washington / Posted 12 days ago
eight fire engines and another aircraft were battling the blaze, including personnel from the National Park Service, Virginia Department of Forestry and USDA Forest Service. Additional firefighters and equipment were en route Wednesday... Read more
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First Coast News
Shenandoah fire closes trails, Skyline Drivein mountain laurel, pine and oak forests with heavy leaf litter, a release said
Shenandoah fire closes trails, Skyline Drive
First Coast News / Posted 12 days ago
in mountain laurel, pine and oak forests with heavy leaf litter, a release said. Personnel from the National Park Service, Virginia Department of Forestry, USDA Forest Service, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Georgia Forestry Commission, Department... Read more
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KTVB Boise
Shenandoah fire closes trails, Skyline Drivein mountain laurel, pine and oak forests with heavy leaf litter, a release said
Shenandoah fire closes trails, Skyline Drive
KTVB Boise / Posted 12 days ago
in mountain laurel, pine and oak forests with heavy leaf litter, a release said. Personnel from the National Park Service, Virginia Department of Forestry, USDA Forest Service, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Georgia Forestry Commission, Department... Read more
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WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth
Shenandoah fire closes trails, Skyline Drivein mountain laurel, pine and oak forests with heavy leaf litter, a release said
Shenandoah fire closes trails, Skyline Drive
WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth / Posted 12 days ago
in mountain laurel, pine and oak forests with heavy leaf litter, a release said. Personnel from the National Park Service, Virginia Department of Forestry, USDA Forest Service, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Georgia Forestry Commission, Department... Read more
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NBC Washington
Shenandoah Wildfire Doubles, Scorches Thousands of Acreseight fire engines and another aircraft were battling the blaze, including pers
Shenandoah Wildfire Doubles, Scorches Thousands of Acres
NBC Washington / Posted 12 days ago
eight fire engines and another aircraft were battling the blaze, including personnel from the National Park Service, Virginia Department of Forestry and USDA Forest Service. Additional firefighters and equipment were en route Wednesday... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Virginia Forestry crews battle thousands of acres of forest firesVirginia counties since Saturday. News 5's Kristi O'Connor checked in on some
Virginia Forestry crews battle thousands of acres of forest fires
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 12 days ago
Virginia counties since Saturday. News 5's Kristi O'Connor checked in on some of those fires in Buchanan County. The Virginia Department of Forestry was working 5 active fires in just the Vansant area at 6:00 p.m. Wednesday night, but more... Read more
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York Daily Record
National park wildfire at more than 5,000 acresacres. The Southern Area Incident Management (Red) Team joined command Wednesd
National park wildfire at more than 5,000 acres
York Daily Record / Posted 12 days ago
acres. The Southern Area Incident Management (Red) Team joined command Wednesday with the Shenandoah National Park and the Virginia Department of Forestry, a release said. Tuesday afternoon, the fire had an 80 to 100 acre slop-over on the east... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
Fire in Shenandoah National Park tops 5,600 acresNational Park has now scorched more than 5,600 acres and closed a portion of th
Fire in Shenandoah National Park tops 5,600 acres
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 12 days ago
National Park has now scorched more than 5,600 acres and closed a portion of the Appalachian Trail. Crews with the Virginia Department of Forestry worked Wednesday to contain the wildfire. There have been no reports of property damage or... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
National park wildfire at more than 5,000 acresacres. The Southern Area Incident Management (Red) Team joined command Wednesd
National park wildfire at more than 5,000 acres
Detroit Free Press / Posted 12 days ago
acres. The Southern Area Incident Management (Red) Team joined command Wednesday with the Shenandoah National Park and the Virginia Department of Forestry, a release said. Tuesday afternoon, the fire had an 80 to 100 acre slop-over on the east... Read more
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Daily Journal
National park wildfire at more than 5,000 acresacres. The Southern Area Incident Management (Red) Team joined command Wednesd
National park wildfire at more than 5,000 acres
Daily Journal / Posted 12 days ago
acres. The Southern Area Incident Management (Red) Team joined command Wednesday with the Shenandoah National Park and the Virginia Department of Forestry, a release said. Tuesday afternoon, the fire had an 80 to 100 acre slop-over on the east... Read more
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Daily Record
National park wildfire at more than 5,000 acresacres. The Southern Area Incident Management (Red) Team joined command Wednesd
National park wildfire at more than 5,000 acres
Daily Record / Posted 12 days ago
acres. The Southern Area Incident Management (Red) Team joined command Wednesday with the Shenandoah National Park and the Virginia Department of Forestry, a release said. Tuesday afternoon, the fire had an 80 to 100 acre slop-over on the east... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
National park wildfire at more than 5,000 acresacres. The Southern Area Incident Management (Red) Team joined command Wednesd
National park wildfire at more than 5,000 acres
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 12 days ago
acres. The Southern Area Incident Management (Red) Team joined command Wednesday with the Shenandoah National Park and the Virginia Department of Forestry, a release said. Tuesday afternoon, the fire had an 80 to 100 acre slop-over on the east... Read more
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NBC 29 Charlottesville
Rocky Mount Fire Grows to 5,600 AcresThe Southern Area Incident Management (Red) Team joined unified command today w
Rocky Mount Fire Grows to 5,600 Acres
NBC 29 Charlottesville / Posted 12 days ago
The Southern Area Incident Management (Red) Team joined unified command today with the Shenandoah National Park and the Virginia Department of Forestry on the Rocky Mtn Fire 2016 burning in the Shenandoah National Park. The fire is suspected to be... Read more
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NBC 29 Charlottesville
Rocky Mtn. Fire Grows to 5,600 AcresSouthern Area Incident Management (Red) Team joined unified command today with
Rocky Mtn. Fire Grows to 5,600 Acres
NBC 29 Charlottesville / Posted 12 days ago
Southern Area Incident Management (Red) Team joined unified command today with the Shenandoah National Park and the Virginia Department of Forestry on the Rocky Mtn Fire 2016 burning in the Shenandoah National Park. The fire is suspected to... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
More than a dozen fires burning across the regionTuesday. Two of the new fires are in Dickenson County, while the other two are
More than a dozen fires burning across the region
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 12 days ago
Tuesday. Two of the new fires are in Dickenson County, while the other two are in Buchanan County. Ed Stoots of the Virginia Department of Forestry said they sent ten more workers out Tuesday night to battle the flames. A helicopter was sent... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
Fires in southwest Virginia, Shenandoah scorch forestlandSALEM, Va. (AP) - State forestry officials are battling wildfires that have sco
Fires in southwest Virginia, Shenandoah scorch forestland
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 12 days ago
SALEM, Va. (AP) - State forestry officials are battling wildfires that have scorched more than 4,000 remote acres. The Virginia Department of Forestry says it is battling 15 to 25 fires in southwest Virginia, including the counties of Buchanan... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Fires burning around Tri-Cities regionis approaching their land. Many have called 911 to report a fire. But when cre
Fires burning around Tri-Cities region
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 13 days ago
is approaching their land. Many have called 911 to report a fire. But when crews arrive, they are finding no flames. The Virginia Department of Forestry says that's taking resources away from actual emergencies. John Miller of the VDOF is urging... Read more
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NBC 29 Charlottesville
Trail Closures Put into Effect at Shenandoah Park Due to Wildfire8 engines are working to contain the fire. Resources assigned to the fire inclu
Trail Closures Put into Effect at Shenandoah Park Due to Wildfire
NBC 29 Charlottesville / Posted 13 days ago
8 engines are working to contain the fire. Resources assigned to the fire include personnel from the National Park Service, Virginia Department of Forestry, Rockingham County Department of Fire and Rescue, USDA Forest Service, US Fish and Wildlife... Read more
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NBC 29 Charlottesville
Rocky Mountain Fire Grows to Over 2,300 AcresPress Release from the Virginia Department of Forestry: Virginia Department of
Rocky Mountain Fire Grows to Over 2,300 Acres
NBC 29 Charlottesville / Posted 13 days ago
Press Release from the Virginia Department of Forestry: Virginia Department of Forestry wildland firefighters from eastern and central Virginia are being detailed to far SW Virginia this week to help battle a number of blazes burning in Buchanan,... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
Virginia foresters: if there's smoke, make sure there's fireis approaching their land. Many have called 911 to report a fire. But when cre
Virginia foresters: if there's smoke, make sure there's fire
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 13 days ago
is approaching their land. Many have called 911 to report a fire. But when crews arrive, they are finding no flames. The Virginia Department of Forestry says that's taking resources away from actual emergencies. John Miller of the VDOF is urging... Read more
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NBC 29 Charlottesville
Officials Say Not to Call 911 Regarding WildfirePress Release from the Virginia Department of Forestry: A large wildfire burni
Officials Say Not to Call 911 Regarding Wildfire
NBC 29 Charlottesville / Posted 14 days ago
Press Release from the Virginia Department of Forestry: A large wildfire burning in Shenandoah National Park has people across a wide area of central Virginia seeing smoke and assuming the fire is close to them. Many of those people are calling 911... Read more
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NBC 29 Charlottesville
Forest Fire Now 500 Acres, More Trails Closedcaution when traveling along Skyline Drive due to potential smoke impacts. Res
Forest Fire Now 500 Acres, More Trails Closed
NBC 29 Charlottesville / Posted 15 days ago
caution when traveling along Skyline Drive due to potential smoke impacts. Resources assigned to the fire include personnel from the National Park Service and the Virginia Department of Forestry. Additional firefighters and equipment are en... Read more
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NBC 29 Charlottesville
Firefighters Battle Forest Fire in Shenandoah National Parkcaution when traveling along Skyline Drive due to potential smoke impacts. Res
Firefighters Battle Forest Fire in Shenandoah National Park
NBC 29 Charlottesville / Posted 15 days ago
caution when traveling along Skyline Drive due to potential smoke impacts. Resources assigned to the fire include personnel from the National Park Service and the Virginia Department of Forestry. Additional firefighters and equipment are en... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
$2,000 reward to convict whoever set fires in Buchanan CountySome of the recent fires were started by arson, according to the Virginia Depar
$2,000 reward to convict whoever set fires in Buchanan County
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 25 days ago
Some of the recent fires were started by arson, according to the Virginia Department of Forestry. Now, it’s offering a reward of up to $2,000 for information that leads to a conviction. The VDOF said the fires burned from March 24 to March 31 in... Read more
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Gloucester-Mathews Gazette-Journal
Firefighters kept busy with several Guinea brush fireseach department divided into their own individual groups to tackle different ar
Firefighters kept busy with several Guinea brush fires
Gloucester-Mathews Gazette-Journal / Posted 26 days ago
each department divided into their own individual groups to tackle different areas of the fire. About four members of the Virginia Department of Forestry also responded with a plow to help AVFRS with some back burning to keep the fire away from... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Burn laws in both states in effect through spring fire season2,000 acres in the Abingdon district," Bill Miller said. Miller is the Senior F
Burn laws in both states in effect through spring fire season
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 27 days ago
2,000 acres in the Abingdon district," Bill Miller said. Miller is the Senior Forester for the Abingdon region of the Virginia Department of Forestry. He said the number one cause for wildfires in the commonwealth is people burning debris on... Read more
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