Bryant Mountain Road
Nelson County, Virginia
Updated: 5.1.19 to include Go fund me link below.
Since the fire destroyed Richard Boyd, his wife Robin’s home a go fund me account has been setup. You can donate by clicking here for a link to the page.
Last Updated at 11:43 PM – 4.29.19
Chief Sheets say fire is now marked as under control as of 11:43 PM.
Chief Curtis Sheets with Wintergreen Fire and Rescue confirms the fire was on Bryant Mountain Road. The fire was called in by a Moses Hughes Road resident. Chief Sheets went on to say that every fire department in Nelson County responded to the blaze.
-Amherst FD backfilling (to help man stations while local crews are out) Lovingston. Montebello FD staffing an engine at Roseland Crew Hall. Off-duty Wintergreen personnel recalled to staff both Wintergreen stations.
-No injuries reported thus far.
-Virginia Department of Forestry on the scene also.
Original Post at 9:57 PM – 4.29.19
Blue Ridge Life has been getting dozens of emails, texts and other messages regarding a large fire in the mountains above Beech Grove along Route 664 heading up to Wintergreen. Though near the resort Wintergreen Fire and Rescue advises there is no danger to resort and the blaze is contained by numerous fire departments on the scene including WFD.