Rockingham County Wildfire Under Control

By: Channing Frampton & Carly Stephenson Email
By: Channing Frampton & Carly Stephenson Email

Rockingham County, VA -- Fire crews have a wildfire in Rockingham County under control.

The Sun Valley Fire near Elkton has been burning since Friday evening. The Virginia Department of Forestry is working to put out any hot spots that remain. The department also helped to cut down trees that were still smoldering.

About six acres were affected by the flames. Crews were able to get a line around the fire on Friday and worked overnight to control the remaining hotspots.

Multiple fire companies responded to the fire. Online, crews thanked people for helping them find paths and trails to be able to get to the fire. is happy to provide a forum for commenting and discussion. Please respect and abide by the house rules:

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