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Containment Of Tye River Fire East Of Vesuvius Expected Soon

Containment Of Tye River Fire East Of Vesuvius Expected Soon

[ 0 ] May 13, 2018

Near Vesuvius Rockbridge & Augusta County, VA Click here for earlier stories on this fire when it started in early May.Release info below from US Forest Service: Friday, May 11, 2018 7:00 pm Location The Tye River Fire is located on the George Washington and Jefferson National Forests, approximately 3 miles east of Vesuvius. Counties […]

UPDATE : 5.7.18 : 8:00 PM - Tye River Wildland Fire

UPDATE : 5.7.18 : 8:00 PM – Tye River Wildland Fire

[ 0 ] May 3, 2018

Update via US Dept of Forestry: Tye River Wildland Fire Monday, May 7, 2018, 8:00 PM Update The Tye River wildland fire is located on the George Washington and Jefferson National Forests, approximately 3 miles east of Vesuvius in Augusta and Rockbridge Counties, VA. The fire’s acreage is approximately 1,608 acres including 324 acres within […]

Augusta County : Saturday Afternoon Forest Fire Now Under Control

Augusta County : Saturday Afternoon Forest Fire Now Under Control

[ 0 ] March 31, 2018

Near Sherando Augusta County, Virginia Updated 7:10 PM – 3.31.18 Via WPOA : “The Forest Fire in Sherando is under control. Forest Service personnel will remain on scene to monitor any hot-spots.” 5:17 PM – 3.31.18 Via WPOA : There is a forest fire near Sherando. Wintergreen, Augusta County, and U S Forest Service crews […]

Downed Power Lines Spark Forest Fire Near Wintergreen Entrance (2:40 PM - Under Control)

Downed Power Lines Spark Forest Fire Near Wintergreen Entrance (2:40 PM – Under Control)

[ 1 ] March 3, 2018

Beech Grove Nelson County, Virginia By Tommy Stafford Via WFD at 2:45 PM: “The fire near Wintergreen is under control. Wintergreen fire crews have cleared the scene. The Virginia Department of Forestry will remain on the scene to monitor any hot spots.” Numerous fire crews from around the area are fighting a forest fire on […]

ROCKBRIDGE - ROUTE 39 AT GOSHEN PASS IN ROCKBRIDGE REOPENS

ROCKBRIDGE – ROUTE 39 AT GOSHEN PASS IN ROCKBRIDGE REOPENS

[ 0 ] April 12, 2017

Rockbridge County, VA Update 4.14.17 According to the News Gazette in Rockbridge, Rpute 39 reopened at 1pm Friday. STAUNTON – The Virginia Department of Transportation has closured Route 39 (Maury River Road) in the Goshen Pass area of Rockbridge County due to a forest fire. Route 39 is closed from the overlook eastern area to […]

Uncer Control : Fire Reported In Vicinity Of Humpback Rocks Visitor Center  - Updated 10 AM : 11.13.16

Uncer Control : Fire Reported In Vicinity Of Humpback Rocks Visitor Center  – Updated 10 AM : 11.13.16

[ 1 ] November 12, 2016

Click above to watch video from Wintergreen Fire & Rescue at the scene. Blue Ridge Parkway Near Humpback Rocks Visitor Center Augusta / Nelson County Updated 10AM Sunday – November 13, 2016 Added photos and video above & below from WF&R 9PM Update Wintergreen Fire & Rescue Chief Curtis Sheets tells BRL, “The situation is […]

Nelson : Area Fire Crews Get Brushfire In Shipman Area On Brownings Cove Under Control : Update

Nelson : Area Fire Crews Get Brushfire In Shipman Area On Brownings Cove Under Control : Update

[ 0 ] March 15, 2014

Near Shipman Nelson County, VA Updated Sunday 3.16.14 11AM Crews have contained the fire that was burning for hours and hours near Shipman on Peavine Mountain in Brownings Cove. “Approximately 40 fire and rescue personnel from Nelson County made the scene, on Browning Cove Road in Shipman. It was a 40 acre brush fire that […]

Fire Crews Battle Several Wild/Brush Fires Near Nelson/Albemarle Line : Video Report

Fire Crews Battle Several Wild/Brush Fires Near Nelson/Albemarle Line : Video Report

[ 0 ] April 9, 2013

Albemarle / Nelson County, VA Area fire crews were busy for much of the afternoon Tuesday battling forrest fires in Eastern Nelson & Western Albemarle County. The first fire started around 2PM Tuesday afternoon north of Heards Mountain on Spring Valley Road. That’s the one seen in the photo above taken by Michael Barber owner […]

Nelson: Dry Conditions Help Fuel Afternoon Fire

Nelson: Dry Conditions Help Fuel Afternoon Fire

[ 0 ] February 6, 2013

Tye River Road SE Nelson County, VA Though we’ve had considerable rain a few days ago, the very dry air and low humidity have been the right combination for outdoor fires to sometimes get out of control. A land owner was burning trash Wednesday afternoon on Tye River Road when the blaze got out of […]

Brush & Forest Fires Burn Sunday Morning In Augusta West Of BRP

Brush & Forest Fires Burn Sunday Morning In Augusta West Of BRP

[ 0 ] November 13, 2011

Blue Ridge Parkway Nelson/Augusta County, VA Many people east of the Blue Ridge Parkway in places like Afton reported seeing thick hazy smoke and a smoky smell Sunday morning. The cause of that was several fires on the west side of the BRP back in Augusta County. Crews from Rockfish Valley Volunteer FD and Wintergreen […]