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Firefighters Tackle Brush Fire Off Green Road – Transylvania County, NC


Last updated 1/25/2021 at 2:54pm

It took firefighters four hours to get the brush fire under control. (Courtesy photo by Ruffin Benton)

Last week, firefighters were dispatched to a brush fire in the Rosman area of Transylvania County off Green Road.

According to Rosman firefighter Evan Ippolito, the fire covered about 3 to 4 acres and was mainly located in a forested area Monday, Jan. 18. The Brevard Fire Department, Lake Toxaway Fire Rescue, Connestee Fire Rescue and the North Carolina Forest Service assisted Rosman Fire and Rescue with the call.

No buildings or structures were damaged in the fire and the flames were under control in around four hours, Ippolito said.

Ippolito said Rosman Fire Rescue was thankful for th...

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