Heavy smoke blanketing area from Wythe forest fire

November 14, 2013

According to the Galax Police Department, there are large amounts of smoke being reported in the Galax and Carroll County areas. The smoke is coming from forest fire in Wythe County and the smoke may be in area for next few days. Right now, 911 is very busy taking these reports, and the Galax Police Department asks for people to only call if flames are visible.