25 acres of woods catch fire in Onancock

Onancock New Branch Road Woods Fire Onancock Vol. Fire Dept.

ONANCOCK, Va. (WAVY) — Firefighters in Onancock responded to a fire in the woods off of New Branch Road Sunday afternoon. 

According to the Onancock Volunteer Fire Department, they were alerted about the fire just before 3 p.m. 

When they arrived, they found 25 acres were involved. 

Tasley, Parksley, Bloxom and Melfa stations assisted with the fire, as well as forestry officials. 

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