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Dispatch: Several fire departments battling 8-10 acres burning in Buncombe Co.

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Dispatchers said crews are battling a large fire in Buncombe County.

According to dispatchers with the county fire department, the fire spans 8 to 10 acres and is near 118 Mailon Kind Road.

The call came in around 5:20 p.m. this evening.

Crews took about 15 minutes to arrive and had been on scene for about 45 minutes as of 6:30 p.m.

Dispatchers said fire fighting is still in the early stages, and there is no confirmed level of containment at this time.

There is no word on what may have caused the fire, and there are no reported injuries.

Dispatchers said Leicester, West Buncombe, French Broad, North Canton fire departments and the NC Forest Service all responded to the blaze.

We have a crew headed to the scene. Stay with FOX Carolina for the latest.

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