Firefighters on scene of large brush fire

Published 5:01 pm Wednesday, January 20, 2021

Suffolk Fire & Rescue crews are currently on scene of a large working brush fire in the 7700 block of Crittenden Road.

Emergency Communications was contacted at 1:16 p.m. advising of a fire involving a large section of bulldozed trees and debris, and the first units arrived on scene in the remote area at 1:32 p.m.

Multiple Suffolk Fire & Rescue units and tankers remain on scene, in addition to mutual aid assistance provided by several neighboring jurisdictions. Additionally, crews from the Virginia Department of Forestry are on scene.


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The remote location is surrounded by open land, and there is no danger of any impact to any residences in the area.