The Crystal Springs Fire was reported to the park on Sunday April 20 2014 at 4:50 pm local time. The fire was contained at 7 pm Monday April 21. The fire is located in the south district of the park on the flank of Turk Mountain southwest of Crimora Lakes and northeast of Waynesboro VA. On the above map it is the lower of the two fires. (The upper fire shows the Rocks Mountain Fire which was contained in March.) The Crystal Springs Fire was declared controlled at 6 pm on Thursday April 24. The fire will be monitored until it is declared out.
Late winter through green up in spring is Virginia's primary fire season.
|Current as of|
|Date of Origin||Sunday April 20th, 2014 approx. 04:50 PM|
|Location||South District, southwest of Crimora Lakes, northeast of Waynesboro|
|Incident Commander||John Fry|
|Percent of Perimeter Contained||100%|
Leaf litter, mountain laurel, bug-killed trees, mixed pine and hardwood.
Declared controlled at 6 pm on Thursday, April 24.
Fire will be monitored until declared out.