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NEW RIVER GORGE FIRE
Wildfire in New River Gorge caused by human activity, mostly contained
Reported by: Associated Press
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 3:42 PM EDT
GLEN JEAN, W.Va.
The National Park Service says a wildfire in the New River Gorge National River is 75 percent contained.
Perkowski-Sisk says crews completed containment lines on the north and south sides of the fire and will ensure that remaining hot spots inside the perimeter are extinguished.
She says the fire was caused by human activity and remains under investigation.