Firefighters battle mulch fire in York County

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YORK COUNTY, Va. (WAVY) – Firefighters extinguished a mulch fire Monday in York County, near Fort Eustis Boulevard and Route 17.

Dispatchers confirmed they got the first call about the fire around 4 p.m.

Around 5 p.m., the York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Office said one lane of Ft. Eustis Boulevard was closed from Burnt Bridge Run to the Newport News city line because of the fire. All lanes have since reopened.

There’s no been no word yet on what sparked the fire. WAVY News is working to gather more details.