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Tag: "Mount Pleasant"

Amherst : Mount Pleasant Roads & Trails Now Open!

Amherst : Mount Pleasant Roads & Trails Now Open!

[ 0 ] December 2, 2016

Natural Bridge, Virginia December 2, 2016 Via USFS “The USDA Forest Service worked with the Virginia Department of Forestry and a Montana Type 3 Incident Management Team, to contain the wildfire burning on the George Washington National Forest and private land in and around the Mount Pleasant National Scenic Area in Amherst County. The final […]

Amherst : Mount Pleasant Wildfire Update : Good Progress Being Made  (11.27.16 - 9:30 AM)

Amherst : Mount Pleasant Wildfire Update : Good Progress Being Made (11.27.16 – 9:30 AM)

[ 1 ] November 27, 2016

Mount Pleasant Mount Pleasant Scenic Area / Thrasher’s Creek Community Amherst County, Virginia The progress continues against a wildfire in Amherst County that’s been burning for a week now. In all over 11,000 acres has been torched. Some of that purposely set by firefighters to contain the fire and bring it under control. Below is […]

Amherst Wildfire Update : 11,000 Acres Now Consumed - 45% Contained - (11.25.16 - 10:00 PM)

Amherst Wildfire Update : 11,000 Acres Now Consumed – 45% Contained – (11.25.16 – 10:00 PM)

[ 1 ] November 25, 2016

Mount Pleasant Scenic Area Thrasher’s Creek Community Amherst County, Virginia Late Friday night updates now put the affected area at 11,000 acres. Much of the increase was due to controlled burns performed by the USFS to help manage the fire.  Additional details midmorning Saturday.  #AMHERST–#Wildfire has now consumed just over 8500acres. #mtpleasant #thrasherscreek pic.twitter.com/uDVrBTtmxa — […]

Amherst : Mount Pleasant Wildfire Update : Has Grown To 6485 Acres

Amherst : Mount Pleasant Wildfire Update : Has Grown To 6485 Acres

[ 0 ] November 24, 2016

Mount Pleasant / Thrasher’s Creek Community Amherst County, Virginia Our special thanks to Debbie Wilson of Lukay Photography in Piney River, Virginia for sharing her amazing images of the fire and the battel to control it. The battle against a wildfire that’s now consumed over 6400 acres continues on this Thanksgiving Day in Amherst County, […]

Montebello: Rescue Completed For Chesapeake, VA Boy Scouts At Shelter On AT In Mountains (Updated 3:05PM)

Montebello: Rescue Completed For Chesapeake, VA Boy Scouts At Shelter On AT In Mountains (Updated 3:05PM)

[ 0 ] March 30, 2014

Near Montebello Nelson County, Virginia Updated 3:05PM 3.30.14 We just received word from our buddy Charlotte at the Montebello Country Store & Resort and she tells us all of the boy scouts have made it out and back to the fire department there. The fire department tells her it was Troop 259 out of Chesapeake, […]