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NEWS ALERT : Total Loss From Fire On Bryant Mountain (Video) Updated: Go Fund Me Setup

[1] Photo By Lisa Davis : Just before 10 PM Monday night large flames were being seen by dozens of people up on Bryant Mountain near Wintergreen. April 29, 2019

 

Bryant Mountain Road
Near Wintergreen
Nelson County, Virginia

Updated: 5.1.19 to include Go fund me link below.

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Photo via gofundme.com page : Nothing remains of Richard Boyd and his wife Robin’s home. It was totally destroyed by fire in late April.

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. [3]

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 [4] advises there is no danger to resort and the blaze is contained by numerous fire departments on the scene including WFD.

Fire On Bryant Mountain By Phillip Wangensteen [5] from Tommy Stafford [6] on Vimeo [7].

Untitled [8] from Tommy Stafford [6] on Vimeo [7].
Video above by Lisa Davis as seen from the valley in Beech Grove Monday night – April 29, 2019

bryant mtn fire lisa davis-1 [9] from Tommy Stafford [6] on Vimeo [7].