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Emergency Responders Battling Massive Brush Fire

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Its a common and dangerous natural event this time of year and already fire crews across the Ohio Valley have battled several brush fires.

On Tuesday night one of the largest brush fires of the year was discovered burning in Washington County, Pennsylvania.

Motorists reported seeing flames from the hillside near Interstate 79. 

Several crews were on scene trying to prevent the flames from spreading, but already acres of land had been scorched by the fire.

Luckily no injuries were reported.

Fire crews were still battling the brush fire at 8:30pm Tuesday.

Stay with 7 News and WTRF.com for continuing updates on this fire.