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Virginia 4PM Burning Law Goes Into Effect Wednesday - February 15th to April 30

Virginia 4PM Burning Law Goes Into Effect Wednesday – February 15th to April 30

[ 0 ] February 13, 2017

Via VDOF: As wildfire season approaches, there is expected to be an increased threat in 2017 in some areas of Virginia due to a lingering lack of rain, minimal snowfall and growth in urban interface areas. More than 60 percent of Virginia’s annual average of 1,000 wildfires occur in the spring – with March and […]

Nelson : Lovingston : Eades Hollow Wildfire Update : Photo Updates 3PM

Nelson : Lovingston : Eades Hollow Wildfire Update : Photo Updates 3PM

[ 0 ] November 22, 2016

Lovingston Nelson County, Virginia As we first reported in this post from Sunday evening, a wildfire has been burning on the mountainous area in Eades Hollow just north of Lovingston. Tuesday just before noon, Nelson County’s Emergency Services Coordinator Jaime Miller went to the scene to get updates. The Virginia Department of Forestry is in […]

Wintergreen Gets High Marks As Firewise Community

Wintergreen Gets High Marks As Firewise Community

[ 0 ] September 20, 2011

Wintergreen Resort Nelson County, Virginia Years ago Wintergreen Fire Chief Curtis Sheets knew there was a looming problem with increased fire potential for people living on a mountain with heavily wooded areas nearby. “Over the last few years we have worked hard to become a safer Firewise Community. Some of the efforts have been assisted […]