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Gate Mountain Fire

Unit Information

George Washington & Jefferson National Forests
U.S. Forest Service
5162 Valleypointe Parkway
Roanoke, VA 24019

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Gate Mountain Wildfire was located south of SR 259 near Fulks Run on Gate Mountain in Rockingham County. The fire was 1125 acres in Rockingham County.

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
CauseUnknown
Date of OriginSunday May 13th, 2018 approx. 05:00 PM
LocationSouth of SR 259 near Fulks Run on Gate Mountain
Incident CommanderUSDA Forest Service
Coordinates38.62 latitude, -79.006 longitude

Current Situation

Size1,125 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained90%
Fuels Involved

Hardwood Litter

Brush (2 feet)

Outlook

Planned Actions

Monitor and strengthen containment lines, mop up fire interior.

Current Weather

Weather Concerns

The fire received 2.25" rain on 4/15/18

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