Firefighters continue to battle a large blaze in the Shenandoah National Park. Spokesman Dan Bastion offered this update.
“We’re at about 7,900 acres burned and at 40% containment, and of course this rain is helping. It won’t put the fire out, but it will slow it down, and with high humidity, lower temperatures, cloud cover makes it easier for the firefighters to get in closer and do some good work.”
Officials ask the public to keep drones away from the forest fire to avoid conflicts with aircraft being used to battle the blaze.