Three separate wildfires in Alleghany, Botetourt Counties contained

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ALLEGHANY COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) – Crews in Alleghany and Botetourt Counties spent much of the day battling wildfires.

The first was reported outside of the town of Iron Gate.

According to the State Department of Forestry, that fire is two acres in size and has been contained.

There is another fire just east of Covington on Fore Mountain reported at 3 p.m. this afternoon.

A third fire is near Boiling Springs and is a quarter of an acre.

This fire has been fully contained.

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