UPDATE: Crews Respond to Fire on Candlers Mountain
By Shelley Basinger
UPDATE: 6:05 a.m.Lynchburg, VA - Forestry officials say a fire located at the top of Candlers Mountain is now contained.We're told the fire was about 75 square feet when crews arrived. The area is behind the Liberty University monogram.They are now working to find a cause. ----------------------Lynchburg, VA - Crews are on the scene of a reported fire on Candlers Mountain.ABC-13 is hearing the fire is located in the area behind the Snowflex Center. Witnesses tell us they can see and smell smoke in the area along with numerous first responders on the mountain.We'll bring you the latest on this as soon as we get it.
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