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State Firefighters To Battle Virginia Blaze

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Shenandoah National Forest (Karen Bleier/Getty Images)

Shenandoah National Forest (Karen Bleier/Getty Images)

A Connecticut crew is headed out to help fight a wildfire

A twenty-person fire crew from Connecticut is heading toward the Neighbor Mountain fire,  three miles northeast of Luray, Virginia,  in the Shenandoah National Forest.  Eleven of the members are with the Department of Energy and Environmental  Protection,  and the other nine represent other firefighting services.    They’re taking a bus to the fire scene.  The deployment can last up to two weeks.

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