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Large Wildfire Erupts in Upshur County

Posted/updated on: September 13, 2013 at 5:13 pm
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fire2mgn43UPSHUR COUNTY Upshur County firefighters say a large wildfire that erupted Thursday was 100 per cent contained just after 4:00 Thursday afternoon. According to KETK, the blaze burned at least 24 acres and may have covered as much as 40 acres at one point. The Gilmer Fire Department said multiple units were battling the flames off Farm to Market Road 1975 just north of Gilmer. So far, no injuries have been reported.


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