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Crews Battle Brush Fire in Bedford County

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State and federal fire crews spent most of Thursday containing a brush fire in Bedford County. The incident commander for the U.S. Fire Service says the fire covered about 8.5 acres and is now fully contained.

The fire was near the James River Face wilderness, along the Appalachian trail near the Bedford County Amherst County border.

Crews are expected to conduct mop-up operations overnight. The cause of the fire is still under investigation.