Wildfire Burns In Allegheny National Forest Near Warren, Pennsylvania

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WARREN – A wildfire near Warren, Pennsylvania has burned over 100 acres in the Allegheny National Forest.

The US Department of Forestry says the fire started mid-day Thursday northeast of Tidioute before spreading to the forest by mid-afternoon.

Tidioute, other volunteer fire departments, the Bureau of Forest and U.S. Forest Service worked together to contain the flames.

First responders fought the fire from the air using a single-engine airtanker, a reconnaissance plan and helicopter with a water bucket.

Forest Service firefighters continued to monitor the wildfire overnight with fire crews returning to the area Friday morning.

The cause of the blaze remains unknown.


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