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Craig-Alleghany wildfire gobbles more than 2,500 acres

By Meg Hibbert
CRAIG COUNTY – The woodlands fire that apparently started six days ago in Craig County has now gobbled more than 2,500 acres in Craig and Alleghany County. More than 100 federal and local firefighters are battling the flames in the Barbours Creek Wilderness area on Potts Mountain close to the Botetourt County line. National... »

Fire races across 1,200 forest acres on Potts Mountain

By Meg Hibbert
CRAIG COUNTY – A wildfire threatening more than 1,200 acres of National Forest land in Craig County near the border of Craig, Alleghany and Botetourt raged on Tuesday, after the entire state of Virginia had been declared under a “red flag warning” because of high fire danger from dry conditions and wind. According to... »