3 Days – 3 Fire Departments – 1 Wild Fire

By Tina Firquain

After three days of fighting a fire that kept flaring up, the Enos Volunteer Fire Department, along with other surrounding volunteer fire departments, have depleted their rehab supplies of water and energy snacks.

On Aug. 1-3 the Enos VFD, the Buncombe Creek VFD,and the Kingston Fire Department fought to put out fires at Wheeler Ranch. According to Josh Gillett, Enos VFD Chief, they are estimating a total of 115 acres burned. Gillett said there was a lot of heavy brush.


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