Campbell County Brush Fire

By: Nikki Boyd
By: Nikki Boyd

Campbell Co.) WVLT - A brush fire in Campbell County has scorched more than 200 acres of land.

Crews say the fire started at a brush pile late Friday.

Nearly 20 people are now working to contain it on the top of Cumberland Mountain.

The fire is threatening about four or five homes.

Officials have notified the homeowners, but don't anticipate they will be evacuated.

Forestry crews say the fire is roughly one mile from one end to the other.

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