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Multiple crews responding to fire in Watauga County

Officials with the Stewarts Simmons Volunteer Fire Department say the brush fire is located off of Elk Creek Road.

TRIPLETT, N.C. — Several fire crews are responding to a fire in Triplett. 

The Stewart Simmons Volunteer Fire Department posted on Facebook Sunday night that agencies are working the scene of a brush fire on Elk Creek Road. 

The department says operations will continue through Monday, Nov. 29. 

SSVFD is currently working a brush fire located of of Elk Creek rd. Operations will continue through tomorrow. NC...

Posted by Stewart Simmons Volunteer Fire Dept. on Sunday, November 28, 2021

The Deep Gap Fire Department also confirmed it was assisting on social media. 

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Your Volunteers are at it again! Deep Gap Fire is currently assisting Stewart Simmons Fire Department with a wildland...

Posted by Deep Gap Fire Department on Sunday, November 28, 2021

Officials with the Watauga County Rescue Squad also confirmed online they were on scene to help with the fire.

Watauga Rescue responded to a brush fire in the Stewart Simmons Fire District for rehab of fire crews from multiple agencies across Watauga County.

Posted by Watauga County Rescue Squad on Sunday, November 28, 2021

The news comes just one day after a fire was reported on Pilot Mountain. 

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No other information is available at this time. WCNC Charlotte will continue to follow updates as they become available.

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