Virginia wildfire under investigation

The blaze was fully contained by Monday evening.
Posted at 2:02 PM, Feb 04, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-04 14:02:46-05

ROANOKE, Va. -- The U.S. Forest Service is investigating a wildfire that scorched about 23 ares of national forest in western Virginia.

The Roanoke Times reports that firefighters from the George Washington & Jefferson National Forests worked with the Virginia Department of Forestry to respond to the fire.

It's located in the North Creek area of Botetourt County, which is outside of Roanoke.

The blaze was fully contained by Monday evening. But it may continue to smoke until rain helps to put it out completely later this week.

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