Sunday, August 14, 2011

Great Dismal Swamp Fire


Yesterday morning I came out of my house and the air was full of the smell of burnt material and that smoky smell of fire. I thought at first something had burnt outside of town and we were smelling the effects of it but now I am told it was the smell of the fire in the Great Dismal Swamp fire down in Virginia. Arriving here due to a wind shift. The fire, which was started by lightning on Aug. 4, has consumed nearly 6,000 acres and continued to burn

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