Wildfires Rage Across Mid-Atlantic States Amid High Winds

Virginia is experiencing a surge in wildfires due to high winds fueling the flames. The blustery conditions have led to dozens of wildfires erupting in the Appalachian Mountains, causing destruction and prompting evacuations. The state of emergency has been declared, leaving thousands without power as firefighters struggle to contain the spread of the fires. In Albemarle, an evacuation alert has been issued in Taylors Gap as brush fires continue to spread, threatening homes and communities. …

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