MT. HOPE, WV (WVNS) — Division of Forestry crews and five fire departments are currently on the scene of two brush fires in both Mercer and Raleigh Counties.
It is on Maple Fork Road and Simms Branch. Bradley, Pax, Mt. Hope, Mabscott, and Beaver Volunteer Fire Departments are working to put out the fire. Four Division of Forestry members and local residents are also helping to put out approximately 40 acres of the brush fire.
At this time, it is unknown if there are any structures in danger.
An unrelated two-acre brush fire in the Camp Creek area is also in the process of being extinguished.
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