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Fire crews contain wildfire in Snyder County

Flames broke out shortly before noon Friday along Shade Mountain Road near Middleburg.

SNYDER COUNTY, Pa. — UPDATE 06/04/2023:

Fire crews have contained the wildfire along Shade Mountain Road near Middleburg as of Sunday afternoon.

Officials with the DCNR tell Newswatch 16 that 150 acres were affected, and 75 personnel worked to control the blaze.

No structures were damaged or threatened by the fire.

No injuries have been reported.

Original Story:

Fire companies across four counties are still working to put out a wildfire in Snyder County.

Officials say 18 fire companies across Snyder, Union, Perry, and Juniata counties responded to the wildfire on Shade Mountain between Mount Pleasant Mills and Paxtonville that sparked around 11:40 a.m. Friday morning.

Viewer photos show heavy smoke throughout the area.

No injuries have been reported.

This is a developing story, check back for updates.

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