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Dismal Swamp fire still burning delays hunting season

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT)-It's hard to believe but the fire at the Great Dismal Swamp is still not out.

Crews have contained 90 percent of the fire, but since it's not completely out this year's Deer Hunt in the swamp has been canceled.

The Shotgun and Archery hunts were scheduled for various times in October and November.

The fire has burned more than 6,300 acres in Virginia and North Carolina.

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