The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia

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April 10, 2013

Brush fire burns about 1 acre on Bowles Avenue in Midway

OAK HILL — Sophia Area, Sophia City and Coal City fire departments responded to a brush fire in Midway Monday just after 4 p.m., confirmed the Raleigh County Emergency Operations Center.

Sophia City Fire Chief Jeff Pittman said the fire burned about 1 acre on Bowles Avenue above Hilltop Baptist Church.  

The fire departments remained on scene until about at 6:30 p.m. Monday. No homes were damaged, Pittman said.

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