WV Division of Forestry responds to fire in Pendleton County

CHARLESTON, WV — The West Virginia Division of Forestry is urging residents of Mozer in Pendleton County to avoid the Brushy Run area as it responds to an ongoing wildland fire.

A W.Va. Division of Forestry fire team is at the scene and targeting the fire through a controlled burnout. Residents who see the forest fire do not need to call 911; local authorities are aware of the situation and working with Forestry to stop the fire. 

WVDOF responded to the fire, which is on private property, on Thursday along with a number of area volunteer fire departments. WVDOF will continue to update the public with any available information on this fire. 

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