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Blacksburg fire crews battle to contain brush fire

BLACKSBURG (WSLS 10) - Crews contained a brush fire in Blacksburg on Monday in the 3000 block of Glade Road.

Spokesman Wayne Garst with the Blacksburg Fire Department said a call came in at about 10:10 a.m.

He said that 13 crew members from the Blacksburg Fire Department, along with members of the Forestry Department were on the scene.

The fire started below a power line; however, Garst said the cause of the fire has not been determined.

Firefighters are monitoring a few hot spots in the area.

Authorities say approximately 15 to 20 acres of National Forest and private property was burned.