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McDowell County Emergency Management
Thursday December 2nd, 2021 :: 08:11 p.m. EST


Huntsville Mtn. Fire now 350 acres with 70% containment.

Fire Information Update: Huntsville Mtn. Fire (Pogue Mountain / McDowell County)
The latest information for the Huntsville Mtn. Fire on Pogue Mountain in McDowell County (Marion) is as follows:

  • The Huntsville Mountain Fire has burned roughly 350 acres and is 70% contained as of 6:30 p.m.
  • Firefighting crews installed containment lines and successfully conducted burnout operations to remove dry, vegetative fuels between the fire and the containment lines.
  • Some operational resources will monitor fire activity overnight.
  • There are no injuries, no structures damaged at this time.
  • The cause of the fire is unknown and remains under investigation.
  • For anyone wanting to donate and support the efforts of firefighting personnel, contact your local fire departments to find out how you can help.

McDowell County Emergency Management
41 S Garden St
Marion, NC 28752

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 828-652-3241

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