Pisgah Forest Fire Now Contained

A forest fire that burned more than 24-hundred acres in the Pisgah National Forest now is fully contained.

U-S Forest Service spokesman Bernie Pineda says today that the Pinnacle Fire is 100 percent contained.

Fire crews brought in to fight the blaze are being sent to their original units.

The Linville Gorge Wilderness and Table Rock Area will remain closed as will the Kistler Memorial Highway and the Spence Ridge Bridge.

The fire started April 25th.