Brush fire spreads to garage, quickly extinguished

Nellie Chapman
April 16, 2018

According to Heaton local fire departments were already on site working to protect nearby structures as he also confirmed two structures were threatened by this brush fire.

People from 13 different agencies helped fight the brush fire.

A "red flag warning" for critical fire weather conditions was in effect until 8 p.m. Friday for parts of southwest Pennsylvania, northern West Virginia and southeast Ohio.

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Fire police on the scene said the blaze was quickly extinguished once firefighters arrived.

Linsenbigler said there were no people or livestock injured in the brush fire, and buildings in the area were unaffected.

It took firefighters from five departments just over three hours to put out the fire, which burned about 7 acres. Tanner said the Emerson Avenue fire burned about eight acres and the Whippoorwill Road fire burned seven acres. No injuries, fire is contained at this time. We'll continue to bring you updates as we receive them.

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