Bedford County crews respond to brush fire in Thaxton area

Bedford County crews are on the scene of a large brush fire in the Thaxton area of the county. (Bedford Fire Department) (WSLS)

BEDFORD COUNTY, Va. – Crews are on the scene of a large brush fire in the Thaxton area of Bedford County.

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According to the Bedford Fire Department, multiple units from Bedford, Montvale, Stewartsville, Moneta, and the Department of Forestry responded to the scene, and are working to contain the fire.

Officials are urging residents to refrain from doing any outdoor burning on Sunday or the next few days due to dry conditions.


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