The Transylvania Times -

Appreciates Fire And Forest Personnel

 

Last updated 4/14/2020 at 9:52am



I would like to give a big shout out to our local fire service personnel who converged from Brevard, Cedar Mountain, Connestee and the Forest Service to tackle a wildfire that was encroaching on our houses up on Rich Mountain. They were able to stop the fire before it did any major damage and then back burned down the hill to prevent any further flare up. They worked really hard in hot uniforms or hours to make a fire line on a very steep overgrown hill.

The Forest Service has been back each day to check on the status and applied fire retardant to the burned area the next day when they loc...



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