Forest fire on Massanutten

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October 9, 1986Luray firefighters assisted fire crews for the George Washington National Forest in battling a blaze which scorched five to eight acres on the Massanutten Mountain Sunday afternoon.

According to Luray Fire Chief Dan Seal, the firefighters received the call at 3:15 p.m.

Seal said it took the firefighters one and a half hours to locate the blaze on the Duncan Hollow Trail.

Seal said Tuesday he did not know what caused the blaze. 

~ From the public archives of the Page News and Courier

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