North Fire

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North Fire

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Approximate Location

38.932 latitude, -79.272 longitude

Incident Overview

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The North Fire was first reported Monday, October 2, and is located about 12 miles southwest of Petersburg, WV, on Monongahela National Forest. The fire is burning in rugged, steep terrain near the North Fork Mountain Trail. No structures are threatened.

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Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
Date of OriginMonday October 02nd, 2017 approx. 03:15 PM
Location12 miles southwest of Petersburg, WV, in Monongahela National Forest
Incident CommanderAdam Cook/ Julie Baxter (trainee)

Current Situation

Total Personnel26
Size198 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained100%

Unit Information

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Monongahela National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
West Virginia
Elkins, WV 26241

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