George Washington & Jefferson National Forests
U.S. Forest Service
Roanoke, VA 24019
The Gate Mountain Fire was reported on Friday, April 13, 2018 at approximately 5:00 PM. It is located south of SR 259 near Fulks Run on Gate Mountain in Rockingham County, VA.
The estimated acreage is 1,040 acres as of April 17, 2018. The area received three inches of rain April 15, and is now being monitored.
The Virginia Department of Forestry and USDA Forest Service are cooperating on this incident with a total of 34 personnel assigned to the fire.
|Current as of|
|Date of Origin||Friday April 13th, 2018 approx. 05:00 PM|
|Location||South of SR 259 near Fulks Run on Gate Mountain|
|Incident Commander||USDA Forest Service|
|Coordinates||38.62 latitude, -79.006 longitude|
|Percent of Perimeter Contained||90%|
Brush (2 feet)
Monitor and strengthen containment lines, mop up fire interior.
The fire received 2.25" rain on 4/15/18