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Tag: "brush fire"

Area Firefighters Busy Final Weekend Of March

Area Firefighters Busy Final Weekend Of March

[ 0 ] April 1, 2019

Faber Nelson County, Virginia High winds and some of the first drying conditions we’ve had in months combined to create the perfect recipe for area brush fires this past weekend. The biggest was in the Faber area along Laurel Road on Saturday. A large number of fire departments responded to the call that took much […]

Nelson : Shipman - Fire Crews Extinguish Brush Fire

Nelson : Shipman – Fire Crews Extinguish Brush Fire

[ 0 ] August 22, 2017

Coon Hollow Road Shipman – Nelson County, VA Fire crews have now extinguished the brush fire. Here’s the latest release from LFVD: If you are unable to view their update on mobile, click here to redirect. Original post: Crews are on the scene of brush fire on Coon Hollow Road in Shipman, VA. A forestry […]

Firefighters Battle Brush Fire Near Spruce Creek & Old Wintergreen Store

Firefighters Battle Brush Fire Near Spruce Creek & Old Wintergreen Store

[ 0 ] March 19, 2011

Near Nellysford Nelson County, Virginia Updated 4:00PM EDT Origin of fire located and under control. Updated 2:40PM EDT Firefighters have located origin of blaze and are getting equipment to the scene to get it put out. Around 2:30 PM EDT firefighters in Nelson County wore working to determine the best attack on a brush fire […]

Major Wildfire In Gladstone : Under Control

Major Wildfire In Gladstone : Under Control

[ 2 ] February 19, 2011

Gladstone Nelson County, Virginia Several times Saturday fire crews across Nelson and adjoining counties have been called into action to battle wildfires fanned by gusty winds of 50 MPH or more. That latest battle came late Saturday afternoon in Gladstone in the vicinity of Caskie Road. Around 4PM Saturday afternoon numerous fire departments were on […]

High Winds Keep Fire Crews Busy

High Winds Keep Fire Crews Busy

[ 0 ] February 19, 2011

Afton Nelson County, Virginia Fire crews have been ultra busy across Nelson and nearby counties this Saturday. Wind driven fires have been a problem due to gusts of over 50 MPH. Nelson and Crozet crews responded to a fire that got out of control at AM Fog on the Nelson/Albemarle County line. An additional grass […]

Fire Crews Quickly Put Out Truslow's Lane Brush Fire

Fire Crews Quickly Put Out Truslow’s Lane Brush Fire

[ 0 ] January 8, 2011

Near Nellysford Nelson County, Virginia Gusty winds and dry conditions made for a brief, but scary fire early Saturday afternoon just outside of Nellysford on Truslow’s Lane. Fire crews from Wintergreen, Rockfish Valley FD, Faber and VA Dept of Forrester all initially responded to the fire burning in a field not far from the intersection […]

Dry Conditions Continue To Encourage The Flames : 10.08.09

Dry Conditions Continue To Encourage The Flames : 10.08.09

[ 0 ] October 8, 2009

Nelson County, Virginia Though spotty showers have been about the area in the past week, moisture is in rare supply right now. Couple that with winds of 45 MPH on Wednesday and you have the perfect recipe for brush and forest fires across portions of Central Virginia. Low humidity levels with very little rain lately […]

Brush Fire Near Nellysford Keeps Firemen Busy Thursday Afternoon : 4.9.09

Brush Fire Near Nellysford Keeps Firemen Busy Thursday Afternoon : 4.9.09

[ 0 ] April 9, 2009

Near Nellysford Nelson County, Virginia Area fire departments were pretty busy Thursday afternoon just before dark fighting a brush fire just off of Route 151 north of Nellysford, Virginia. Ann Strober who always sends in fantastic weather shots was nearby as firefighters worked to get the blaze under control. Thanks Ann for grabbing these shots!

Brush Fires Keep Area Fire Departments Busy : 3.12.09

Brush Fires Keep Area Fire Departments Busy : 3.12.09

[ 0 ] March 12, 2009

Afton Nelson County, Virginia With extremely low humidity readings and strong gusty winds, area fire departments kept busy Wednesday. One of the larger fires broke out in the orchard above a.m Fog in Afton. A brush fire reignited from a burn pile that was over a week old, then gusty winds in excess of 30 […]