Firefighters continuing to battle Linville Gorge fire

Written by on November 14, 2013 in Environment, McDowell, Outside Sources, Region, Top News, Video

On Tuesday, the U.S. Forest Service announced it was fighting a 15-acre fire in Linville Gorge, one of the state’s largest wilderness areas. Wednesday night, officials said more than 40 firefighters are battling the now 100-acre fire, which is under investigation. More are expected to arrive today.




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