Wildfires burning in four Virginia counties

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HARRISONBURG, Va. — Wildfires are burning hundreds of acres of national forest land in four Virginia counties.

Media outlets report that fires have burned more than 1,100 acres in the George Washington-Jefferson National Forest in Botetourt, Craig and Alleghany counties. A wildfire in the George Washington National Forest in Shenandoah County has burned more than 200 acres.

Authorities say the fires don’t threaten any structures and no injuries have been reported.

Several roads and trails are closed in the forest in Shenandoah County. The Potts Mountain Jeep Trail in Botetourt County also is closed.
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