Monongahela National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
Elkins, WV 26241
The Castle Fire was first reported Saturday, April 14, around 10 a.m. and is located in the Smoke Hole area of Grant County about 8 miles southwest of Petersburg on Monongahela National Forest. The fire is out as of May 8 at 3 p.m. The cause of the Castle Fire is under investigation by the USDA Forest Service Law Enforcement and Investigations. If you have any information about the cause, please contact Grant County 911 at (304) 257-1212.
|Current as of|
|Date of Origin||Saturday April 14th, 2018 approx. 10:00 AM|
|Location||8 miles southwest of Petersburg, WV|
|Incident Commander||Eric Haberin|
|Coordinates||38.936 latitude, -79.234 longitude|
|Percent of Perimeter Contained||100%|
Fire out as of May 8.
255 acres on USFS and 173 acres on private