Wildfire confirmed in the Shenandoah National Park Thursday afternoon
Published: Mar. 23, 2023 at 3:51 PM EDT
HARRISONBURG, Va. (WHSV) - The Shenandoah National Park (SNP) has confirmed a wildfire near the Big Meadows area.
According to the SNP, smoke was seen by staff this afternoon, and trails in the area and Rapidan Road are closed. Crews are battling the blaze, and power to the Big Meadows area has been cut off by the power company.
As of 5:30 p.m., the SNP says around 13.5 acres have been affected by the fire, and the SNP is reporting around 25% containment.
This is a developing story, and we will share more information once we have it.
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