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Crews battled brush fire in Raleigh County

Crews battled brush fire in Raleigh County

Saturday afternoon multiple local fire agencies were on scene of a brush fire in Carter County.

Officials said no injuries were reported in the fire, which authorities were alerted to around 3:40 p.m. Thursday. High winds spread the flames to the North Park area.

The cause and origin of the fire are still unknown.

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A brush fire broke out along the 54 Freeway in National City late Sunday morning, and witnesses blamed a man seen throwing something into the brush shortly before the blaze started.

A brush fire was being fought Friday evening in the area of Youngstown Ridge Road in Ligonier, a Westmoreland dispatcher said. Brush fires had been reported earlier in the day in Lower Burrell and Allegheny and Sewickley townships.

Wheeling firefighters work to contain a large grass fire on the hillside in Fulton. Arriving units say the fire is affecting at least a quarter acre of land and is rapidly spreading.


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