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Big Mountain Prescribed Burn

Unit Information

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

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Incident Contacts

Julie Fosbender
Phone: 304-635-4446

Kelly Bridges
Phone: 304-642-2864

Big Mountain Update, Friday April 5

Big Mountain Prescribed Burn Prescribed Fire
Announcements – 4/5/2019

Fire staff successfully burned 667 acres of the Big Mountain prescribed burn yesterday, Thursday, April 4. The National Weather Service has predicted rain for this area today and fire staff are on-site patrolling for hot spots.

On another note, three wildfires were reported on the Monongahela yesterday. All were small (less than 15 acres) and contained quickly. Fire staff urges you to be careful with fire.