Category: Fire & Rescue
N.C. Forest Service urges residents to exercise caution when burning debris
RALEIGH – With spring fire season upon us, the N.C. Forest Service is asking residents to prioritize safety and practice caution when burning debris. Escaped fires from burning debris continue to be the leading cause of wildfires in North Carolina. Peak months…Read More »
The N.C. Forest Service has lifted a ban on all open burning
RALEIGH –The N.C. Forest Service has lifted a ban on all open burning effective at noon Wednesday, Dec. 8, for the following counties in North Carolina: Anson, Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Cabarrus, Camden, Carteret, Catawba, Chatham, Cherokee, Chowan, Clay, Cleveland, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland,…Read More »
Pogue Mountain Fire now 300 acres with 45% containment.
Here is information available for the Huntsville Mtn. Fire on Pogue Mountain in McDowell County (Marion). The Hunstville Mountain Fire is roughly 300 acres in size, 45% contained. Currently, 10 structures have been threatened. There are no structures damaged, no injuries and…Read More »