Crews fighting Boone County brush fire

West Virginia

UPDATE 4:30 p.m. Nov. 20, 2020: The West Virginia Division of Forestry is on scene of a brush fire in Boone County.

Dispatchers say the fire is off Ridgeview Nellis Road in the Foster area. The call came in around noon today, Nov. 20. Several crews responded as well as state police to help direct traffic. No roads are closed at this time.

Right now, the Division of Forestry is on scene cutting fire lines to keep the flames under control.

We’re told no structures are in any danger. There is no word on what caused the fire.

The Madison, Danville, Morrisvale and Racine fire departments are on scene.


BOONE COUNTY, WV (WOWK) – Multiple fire departments are responding to a brush fire in Boone County.

Emergency officials say responders have been working to put out the fire near Foster since early this afternoon.

There is no word on any injuries at this time.

This is a developing story, and we will continue to update it on WOWKTV.com, the WOWK 13 News App, and on 13 News on air.

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