CHARLES CITY COUNTY, Va (WRIC) —  The Department of Forestry is investigating  the cause of a massive brush fire that occurred in Charles City County Saturday.

The fire burned nearly 200 acres near Litte Elam Road.

Officials tell us 47 firefighters from six different localities, including Henrico and New Kent, battled the flames for hours.

The scene was cleared around 9:30 p.m.