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Quaker Run fire is completely contained thanks to reinforcements

The most recent Virginia Department of Forestry’s report on the Quaker Run Fire has all containment lines around the fire complete.

Over 100 firefighters are working to strengthen the lines.

The lines are holding with more resources arriving today November 8.

Firefighters are warning not to do any outdoor burning due to the dry conditions and winds.

Virginia’s Governor Youngkin declared a state of emergency due to the Quaker Run Fire and another fire in Patrick County.

The declaration allows the state to mobilize additional resources that will be arriving today November 8.

Along with the state of emergency comes price gouging protection from Virginia’s Attorney General.

Price gouging protection from Virginia’s Attorney General will protect consumers from excessive prices being placed on necessities as reported earlier.

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