High Winds Cause At Least 266 Fires

By: Bill Wilson
By: Bill Wilson

The State Forestry Service says there were at least 266 fires burning yesterday in North Carolina, scorching some 6167 acres statewide.

Here is a breakdown on some of the counties in Eastern Caroina that have reported information into the state:

Bertie County - 1 fire burned 150 acres
Camden County - 25 fired burned 2143 acres
Carteret County - 1 fire burned 150 acres, 3 structures lost
Chowan County - Fires burned 650 acres
Gates County - Fires burned 150 acres
Jones County - 19 fires burned 652 acres
Pasquotank County - Fires burned 120 acres
Tyrrell County - 2 fires burned 765 acres
Washington County - Fires burned 50 acres


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