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Crews battle two brush fires in Chesterfield County


Crews are battling two separate brush fires in Chesterfield County.

The first call came in for the 12,900 block of Bundle Road around 3:20 p.m. Saturday destroying over five acres in over an hour.

That fire was marked under control at 4:42 p.m. Saturday. The Forestry Department is assisting with monitoring hot spots. 

The second fire is a 10-to-15 acre fire in the 16,500 block of River Road that began at 3:48 p.m. Saturday.

Dinwiddie and Amelia County fire are helping Chesterfield at the scene on River Road.

Officials say the flames are not under control at this time, but no structures are at risk.

They expect this fire fight to continue for several hours.

We have a crew headed to the scene, we'll continue to update you on-air and online as this story develops.

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