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Firefighters battle brush fire in Monroe County

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UNION -

UPDATE:

At least five brush fires were reported in southern West Virginia Wednesday night.

One fire was reported in Union.  Several Monroe County fire departments were called to fight the flames on Moncove Lake Road.

Crews were called to the scene around 6 p.m.  It took them about three hours to fight the flames.

People were asked to avoid the area, after firefighters were called out to the scene.

 


ORIGINAL:

A large forest fire is burning in Monroe County.

Emergency services confirmed for 59 News, several acres are on fire on Moncove Lake Road in Union right now.

You are being asked to avoid the area so crews can put the fire out.

59News is working for you to get more information on this fire.