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Wildfire Update : Nelson : Lovingston :  Fire Consumed About 1600 Acres : Under Control (11.25.16)

Wildfire Update : Nelson : Lovingston : Fire Consumed About 1600 Acres : Under Control (11.25.16)

[ 0 ] November 24, 2016

Lovingston Nelson County, Virginia Late Thursday evening the wildfire in Lovingston was finally 100% contained. Lovingston VFD & Nelson County Emergency Services posted the following statements on their Facebook pages: Original post 11.24.16 11:27 Since our first update on Thanksgiving morning, here, we have learned more about the fire that jumped a line overnight Wednesday […]

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, […]

Nelson : Lovingston : Fire Jumps Line Overnight : Crews Continue Work Thanksgiving Day To Contain

Nelson : Lovingston : Fire Jumps Line Overnight : Crews Continue Work Thanksgiving Day To Contain

[ 0 ] November 24, 2016

Lovingston Nelson County, Virginia Not what people living near Lovingston wanted to hear, but Wednesday night a line that had been created to stop the spread of the a fire on the mountainside above town jumped the break. “The fire has jumped the fire line this evening, news that none of us wanted to hear, […]

WILDFIRE UPDATES : Latest Maps Showing Area Of FIres In Nelson & Amherst

WILDFIRE UPDATES : Latest Maps Showing Area Of FIres In Nelson & Amherst

[ 0 ] November 23, 2016

Mt. Pleasant Amherst County, Virginia BRL was the first news outlet to break the information last weekend about the massive wildfire that’s been sweeping across the Mt. Pleasant and Thrasher’s Creek areas of Amherst County. As of Wednesday morning 4400 acres has been affected with only 5% contained. Below is the latest release from the […]

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 […]

AMHERST WILDFIRE UPDATE : Now Just Under 3000 Acres : O% Contained : Updated 4:12 PM (Photos)

AMHERST WILDFIRE UPDATE : Now Just Under 3000 Acres : O% Contained : Updated 4:12 PM (Photos)

[ 0 ] November 22, 2016

Mt. Pleasant Amherst County, Virginia BRL first broke the story of the Amherst wildfire over the weekend in this story. Information released early Tuesday morning on November 22, 2016 reveals the wildfire on Mt. Pleasant in Amherst County has consumed 2700 acres so far. Additional Update at 11:20 AM to include community meeting Tuesday night. […]

NELSON : Area Fire Crews Battle Large Wildfire Near Lovingston - Contained (Update 9:00 AM 11.21.16)

NELSON : Area Fire Crews Battle Large Wildfire Near Lovingston – Contained (Update 9:00 AM 11.21.16)

[ 0 ] November 20, 2016

Eades Lane Near Lovingston Nelson County, Virginia Updated at 7:10 am 11.21.16: @NelsonVAEmrgncy Dir @JDMiller42107 "Eades Ln fire contained this AM. Not totally out. But crews reduced. State Forestry still there." — BlueRidgeLife (@BlueRidgeLife) November 21, 2016 Original post at 9:35 PM – Sunday – November 20, 2016 Late Sunday evening area fire crews were […]

Amherst : Crews Continue Battling Wildfire Against Brisk Winds : Updated : 12 Noon - 11.21.16 with US Forest Service Info

Amherst : Crews Continue Battling Wildfire Against Brisk Winds : Updated : 12 Noon – 11.21.16 with US Forest Service Info

[ 1 ] November 20, 2016

Near Thrasher’s Lake Amherst County, Virginia Updated 12 noon – November 21, 2016  Information from US Forest Service in Roanoke regarding Mt Pleasant fire in Amherst: Via US Forest Service regarding Amherst wildfire: Wildfire Burning in Mount Pleasant National Scenic Area Natural Bridge, Va. – 11/21/2016 – The USDA Forest Service is working with the […]

Red Flag Warning : CANCELLED

Red Flag Warning : CANCELLED

[ 0 ] November 20, 2016

Fire Weather Advisory4:25 PM EST – Red flag warning cancelled for Central VA. While gusty winds continue humidities risen above criteria — Tommy Stafford (@thstaff) November 20, 2016 AUGUSTA-ROCKINGHAM-SHENANDOAH-PAGE-WARREN-NELSON-ALBEMARLE-GREENE- MADISON-RAPPAHANNOCK-ORANGE-CULPEPER-STAFFORD-SPOTSYLVANIA- KING GEORGE-NORTHERN VIRGINIA BLUE RIDGE- CENTRAL VIRGINIA BLUE RIDGE- 425 PM EST SUN NOV 20 2016 …RED FLAG WARNING IS CANCELLED FOR CENTRAL VIRGINIA… THE […]

Rocky Mount Fire Burns 9000 Acres As Of Sunday : Updated 4.24.16 - 8:20 PM Via CBS-19

Rocky Mount Fire Burns 9000 Acres As Of Sunday : Updated 4.24.16 – 8:20 PM Via CBS-19

[ 0 ] April 19, 2016

Shenandoah National Park Near Elkton Our thanks to Hawes Spencer and Skip Degan for the information, updates and video below from Wednesday. As of Tuesday morning WHSV in Harrisonburg reports the fire burning in the Shenandoah National Park near Elkton has now consumed more than 3000 acres. WHSV reports more in SNP Wildfire

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