Multiple Fire Units Battle Wild Fire On Wednesday

Last Updated on October 21, 2015 8:44 pm

A combination effort between multiple fire departments, including the North Carolina Forest Service, prevented a wildfire from spreading further on Wednesday.

Stuart Scott with the Watauga County Forest Ranger/NC Forest Service, tells that firemen with Blowing Rock, Stewart Simmons and the North Carolina Forest Service extinguished an 8 acre wildfire before it could spread through the Blue Ridge Mountain Club located in Blowing Rock.

Along with the help of a bulldozer and NCFS scout plane, the fire was 100% contained as of 7:30 pm Wednesday night.

Oct 21 2015 wildfire

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