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Crews battle fires in Smyth County, Virginia

Published On: Apr 12 2014 09:03:12 PM CDT
Updated On: Apr 13 2014 08:16:04 PM CDT
SMYTH Co., Va. -

Several fires were being fought by multiple fire departments Sunday in Smyth County, Virginia.

According to the Emergency Management Director, one fire burned more than 400 acres in the Upper Poor Valley section of the county. The fire started Saturday afternoon and rekindled Sunday.

Another fire kept crews buy on Mason Dixon Drive in Marion. Five acres burned, but crews got the fire out Sunday evening.

A third fire was called in near the old hospital in Marion.