Big Hollow Fire Continues To Burn Near Millboro Springs

Millboro Springs, VA – The Big Hollow Fire continues to burn near Millboro Springs. As of Monday afternoon the fire covered about 117 acres. The fire is 80% contained. The wet weather is helpful but the fire may not be 100% contained until next week.

The Fire is located about two miles south south west of Millboro Springs in the Big Hollow drainage near Sugar Hollow Road. Coffee Pot Road, which is Forest Road 462, is currently closed. The Big Hollow Fire was caused by a lightning strike on Wednesday September 22.

For more information call the Warm Springs Ranger District Office at 540-839-2521.

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Heather Niday

Heather is our Program Director and Traffic Manager. She started with Allegheny Mountain Radio as a volunteer deejay. She then joined the AMR staff in February of 2007. Heather grew up in the Richmond, Virginia, area and now lives in Arbovale, West Virginia with her husband Chuck. Heather is a wonderful flute player, and choir director for Arbovale UMC. You can hear Heather along with Chuck on Tuesday nights from 6 to 8pm as they host two hours of jazz on Something Different.

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