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WECT 6 Wilmington
Thousands of hours, thousands of dollars go into fighting Bolivia woods firethe fire. They flew a plane over the fire daily searching for hot spots, that a
Thousands of hours, thousands of dollars go into fighting Bolivia woods fire
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 3 days ago
the fire. They flew a plane over the fire daily searching for hot spots, that a ground crew would then extinguish. The N.C. Forest Service charged Phillip Jenkins, for accidentally starting the Fire, with a Class 3 Misdemeanor. He was issued a... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Whipping Creek Road Fire update: Fire now 62 percent containedOfficials with the N.C. Forest Service say the Whipping Creek Fire remains at 1
Whipping Creek Road Fire update: Fire now 62 percent contained
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 4 days ago
Officials with the N.C. Forest Service say the Whipping Creek Fire remains at 15,449 acres in size but now has 62 percent of the fire contained. Brian Haines, an official with the N.C. Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services, said in a press... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Lawmakers put brakes on DuPont fee planto address the funding needs of the state recreational forests.” McGrady said
Lawmakers put brakes on DuPont fee plan
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 6 days ago
to address the funding needs of the state recreational forests.” McGrady said the General Assembly is going to look to the N.C. Forest Service to define what DuPont's needs are, but the issues that have already been covered in the media and... Read more
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WWAY 3 Wilmington
Man charged for starting fire Tuesday in Brunswick Countyand the Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office has determined that the cause of the
Man charged for starting fire Tuesday in Brunswick County
WWAY 3 Wilmington / Posted 7 days ago
and the Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office has determined that the cause of the Clemmons Road fire was debris burning. The N.C. Forest Service charged Phillip Jenkins for accidentally starting the fire, with a Class 3 Misdemeanor. Fire... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Update: Whipping Creek Road now 20 percent contained20 percent contained but the number of acres currently on fire has reduced some
Update: Whipping Creek Road now 20 percent contained
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 7 days ago
20 percent contained but the number of acres currently on fire has reduced somewhat. According to Brian Haines with the N.C. Forest Service, there are currently 9,780 acres still burning. That’s down from a high of 14,000 that was reached on... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Whipping Creek Road fire reduced in size, only 15 percent contained15 percent contained but the number of acres currently on fire has reduced some
Whipping Creek Road fire reduced in size, only 15 percent contained
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 8 days ago
15 percent contained but the number of acres currently on fire has reduced somewhat. According to Brian Haines with the N.C. Forest Service, there are currently 9,780 acres still burning. That’s down from a high of 14,000 that was reached on... Read more
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The News & Observer
Hyde County wildfire grows; US 264 still closedRiver National Wildlife Refuge and property owned by the U.S. Air Force and The
Hyde County wildfire grows; US 264 still closed
The News & Observer / Posted 9 days ago
River National Wildlife Refuge and property owned by the U.S. Air Force and The Nature Conservancy, according to the N.C. Forest Service. The fire has forced the closure of U.S. 264 between Englehard and Stumpy Point. Dry, windy conditions... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Editorial, April 21: It's wildfire seasons - let's not get burnedstate. Dead foliage from the winter, plus dry and windy weather create perfect
Editorial, April 21: It's wildfire seasons - let's not get burned
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 9 days ago
state. Dead foliage from the winter, plus dry and windy weather create perfect conditions for wildfires, according to the N.C. Forest Service. Also, folks are giving their yards a spring clean-up and burning debris. Even in areas where that is... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Brunswick County fire 60 percent containedto fight wildfires. In Southeastern North Carolina, the worst fire season is M
Brunswick County fire 60 percent contained
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 9 days ago
to fight wildfires. In Southeastern North Carolina, the worst fire season is March, April and May, said Chris Meggs of the N.C. Forest Service. Those months typically feature dry weather with windy conditions, plus some people burn yard debris... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Firefighters battle Brunswick County wildfiresto fight wildfires. In Southeastern North Carolina, the worst fire season is M
Firefighters battle Brunswick County wildfires
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 9 days ago
to fight wildfires. In Southeastern North Carolina, the worst fire season is March, April and May, said Chris Meggs of the N.C. Forest Service. Those months typically feature dry weather with windy conditions, plus some people burn yard debris... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Firefighters battle 2 Brunswick County wildfiresto fight wildfires. In Southeastern North Carolina, the worst fire season is M
Firefighters battle 2 Brunswick County wildfires
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 10 days ago
to fight wildfires. In Southeastern North Carolina, the worst fire season is March, April and May, said Chris Meggs of the N.C. Forest Service. Those months typically feature dry weather with windy conditions, plus some people burn yard debris... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Brunswick County fire 60 percent containedaround the blaze, known officially as the Clemmons Road Fire. Creating breaks c
Brunswick County fire 60 percent contained
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 10 days ago
around the blaze, known officially as the Clemmons Road Fire. Creating breaks can prevent the fire from spreading. The N.C. Forest Service is deploying plows today on uncontained portions of the fire, primarily north of Gilbert Road, said Shane... Read more
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The News & Observer
Dry spring brings heightened fire danger to NCcoming weeks, as the relatively dry weather so far this spring is expected to c
Dry spring brings heightened fire danger to NC
The News & Observer / Posted 11 days ago
coming weeks, as the relatively dry weather so far this spring is expected to continue. Both the U.S. Forest Service and N.C. Forest Service said late Monday that they were responding to multiple wildfires across the state. On Tuesday, a forest... Read more
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The News & Observer
Endangered bird endangers model airplane club at Jordan LakeThe Forestry Service is planting a forest on the property. The U.S. Army Corps
Endangered bird endangers model airplane club at Jordan Lake
The News & Observer / Posted 13 days ago
The Forestry Service is planting a forest on the property. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, which leases the land to the N.C. Forest Service, has rules forbidding aircraft on its land. The Army Corps wouldn’t approve a sublease. “It’s a legal... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Some DuPont trails to be closed temporarily to protect blue ghost firefliesthe forest has to offer while protecting its natural resources,” said Bev Parli
Some DuPont trails to be closed temporarily to protect blue ghost fireflies
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 13 days ago
the forest has to offer while protecting its natural resources,” said Bev Parlier, the group’s president. “To support the N.C. Forest Service, the FODF has decided to temporarily suspend our guided tours of the blue ghost fireflies.” Information... Read more

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