Local wild fire grows to 623 acres, 5% contained

By Dan McDermott
Warren County Report

As the temperature in Bentonville, Va. hovers around 100 °F this afternoon, a fire on Massanutten Mountain between Veach Gap and Sherman Gap has nearly doubled in size to 623 acres and is 5% contained. The chance of precipitation for the next few days is 30%.

The latest information on the fire is available here: http://goo.gl/uNEHg

Limeton resident Eric Cullop tells us how the fire has grown from his back yard in Limeton, Va. June 29.

Hunter Steed of Panhandle Road speaks to Chris Gordon and a crew from our friends at NBC4 Washington, D.C. June 28.

A helicopter gets water from the Shenandoah River June 28 then flies right over us!

A view from the south side of the mountain June 28.

Hunter Steed of Panhandle Rd. near Bentonville, Va. chats with NBC 4’s Chris Gordon June 28.

We’re also talking about the fire on Google+ http://goo.gl/D4KBf

Published in: on June 29, 2012 at 6:02 pm  Leave a Comment  

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