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Wildfires still burning out of control in Western North Carolina

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Here is a list of the some of the largest fires as of November 14th 2016:

Tellico Fire – 13,676 acres
Boteler Fire – 8,695 acres
Maple Springs – 7,177 acres
Party Rock Fire – 3,457 acres
Knob Fire – 1,130 acres
Chestnut Knob – 2,850 acres
Old Roughy – 657 acres



Where to Look up air quality and more:
The Western NC Regional Air Quality Agency shares updates on Facebook:

Monday, November 14, 2016, is code RED for the valleys of Asheville and Buncombe County due to forest fires. Code Purple…

Posted by Western NC Regional Air Quality Agency on Monday, November 14, 2016


Below are some links for For more information

Obtain information on Specific Fires here:

Information on Current Incidents (Fires).

Maps of active fire areas:




Satellite View of the Smoke dispersal: