A wildfire that started on Saturday Afternoon near Minersville Reservoir has now burned approximately 1800 acres.

The Greenville Fire was originally reported around 4:50 p.m. Saturday and was at an estimated 300 acres shortly before 7 p.m. By 10 p.m. it reached 1,800 acres with firefighters achieving 5% containment

State Route 21 near the Minersville Reservoir in Beaver County has been closed due to the growing wildfire in the area, though officials are optimistic they’ll be able to open the road soon.

The fire is threatening structures as well as camp trailers at the campground.

The campers and boaters have been evacuated.

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