Photos & Videos From Horton Fire

Last Updated on February 17, 2023 9:29 am

As more photos of the area around the Horton Fire come into the Watauga Roads social media outlets they'll be posted here. For updates on the fire see this link. A local family in the path of the fire shares their photos with See this link for more information.

Watauga County Emergency Management officials remind residents if you do not live in the Blue Ridge Mountain Club/Upper Sampson area PLEASE do not go sightseeing in this area. The traffic congestion from people trying to see the fire is hampering emergency operations.

REMINDER – If you have family or renters or anyone from out of the immediate area coming into the High Country make them aware there is a burning ban in effect. Local fire departments continue to get calls about outside burning taking place. The ban remains in effect until further notice.

From Monday night. Photo submitted.


Sun coming up over the smoke from the fire. Taken from Howard's Knob on Tuesday morning. Photo: Jan Todd


Tuesday morning from Blue Ridge Mountain club. Photos: Pablo Hernandez

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From Sampson Tuesday morning. Photo: Ashley Ward


Blue Ridge Mtn Club. Photo: Jenny Salem


Parkway overlook 8am Tues Nov 22. Photo: Michelle Evans


Parkway overlook 8:30am Tues Nov 22. Photo: Laurie Bienko


Video: Kenneth Reece

Smoke as seen from the entrance of Blue Ridge Mountain Club. Photo: Kenneth Reece

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A map of the containment area. Photo: Kenneth Reece




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