Brush fire extinguished

Published 7:23 pm Monday, March 25, 2019

Firefighters responded to a brush fire near a rural airstrip on Monday afternoon.

The fire was reported at 2:38 p.m. from the 900 block of Hare Road, where a private airstrip is located, according to a city press release.

About four acres burned, but no structures were in danger, the press release stated.

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The Carrsville Volunteer Fire Department provided a tanker and a brush truck. The Virginia Department of Forestry provided a plow, but it was not needed.

The fire was called under control at 4 p.m., the press release stated. No injuries were reported.

The Fire Marshal’s Office is investigating the cause of the fire.