UPDATE: Progress made in Wythe Co. forest fire - WSLS 10 NBC in Roanoke/Lynchburg Va

UPDATE: Progress made in Wythe Co. forest fire

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The USDA Forest Service says the Landfill Fire in Wythe county is 15 percent contained as of Friday morning.

The 500 acre fire is on the north slope of Horse Heaven Mountain about one mile south of Speedwell.

About 62 firefighters, including one hotshot crew, are working to put out the flames.

Smoke from the wildfire can be seen in Galax and Carroll counties.

The fire was first reported late Tuesday night.

There's no word yet on what caused the fire.

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