Firefighters Battle Forest Fire Near East Bank

By: Lauren Schmoll Email
By: Lauren Schmoll Email

KANAWHA COUNTY, West Virginia (WSAZ) -- Firefighters from the East Bank Volunteer Fire Department are on the scene of a 50+ acre fire near Dry Branch.

The fire started about 4:30 Thursday afternoon.

Firefighters say the fire has burned only forested areas thus far, but is getting closer to a couple of homes near East Bank. At this time, they are not in danger as crews work to keep the flames away.

The Division of Forestry is also on the scene.

No one has been hurt.

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