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NBC 29 Charlottesville
Fire Crews Gear Up for Wildfire Seasonof the year, brush fires are more likely due to dry leaves on the ground, cooli
NBC 29 Charlottesville / Posted 8 days ago
of the year, brush fires are more likely due to dry leaves on the ground, cooling temperatures, and increased winds. The Virginia Department of Forestry brought in brand new gear this season. The department uses equipment, including bulldozers,... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
Virginia’s fall wildfire season starts October 15RICHMOND, Va. – and runs through November 30. The Virginia Department of Fore
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 10 days ago
RICHMOND, Va. – and runs through November 30. The Virginia Department of Forestry says the threat of wildfires increase in the fall due to dried out leaves that fall from trees. The leaves are fuel... Read more
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Gloucester-Mathews Gazette-Journal
Wildfire burns land in RedartThe Virginia Department of Forestry plowed a containment line to halt this Sept
Gloucester-Mathews Gazette-Journal / Posted 11 days ago
The Virginia Department of Forestry plowed a containment line to halt this Sept. 30 fire off Crab Neck Road at Redart from burning additional woodlands. High winds and low humidity on the afternoon of Sept. 30 helped fan a wildfire in the woods off... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
Tazewell County issues burn banwill expire on November 14, 2017. West Virginia burning restrictions are also
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 19 days ago
will expire on November 14, 2017. West Virginia burning restrictions are also in effect. The following is from the West Virginia Department of Forestry. October 1 and December 31, inclusive, are hereby designated as Forest Fire Seasons. No... Read more

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