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Firefighters battle over 100-acre marsh fire in Gloucester County

As of 9:20 p.m. the fire was contained and the wind is blowing the flames towards the water.

GLOUCESTER COUNTY, Va. (WVEC) -- Crews are battling a 100-acre marsh fire in the Guinea Circle of Gloucester County on Friday.

The fire started in three separate locations Maundy Creek Road, Jenkins Neck, and Guinea Circle around 7 p.m.

Abingdon Volunteer Fire and Rescue officials said as of 9:21 p.m. the fire was contained, and the wind is blowing the flames towards the water.

Gloucester County and York County Fire Departments are assisting. Officials said a majority of the region is marsh and only a few structures were impacted.

Roads are being closed as necessary as crews move with the fire. No injuries have been reported at this time.