Community Forum To Discuss Concerns Over Potential Pitt Co. Crematorium

There's new information on the controversy surrounding a funeral home in Pitt County.

The Farmville Funeral Home wants to build a crematorium on their property, but neighbors are concerned about the potential health risks.

A meeting has been scheduled for Thursday, April 3 at 6:30 p.m. at the Farmville Community Center.

The funeral home says they want to educate the community about crematoriums. People with concerns are encouraged to attend.

Residents who live near the funeral home say potential dangers, including chemicals and smoke released while burning bodies, threaten their family's safety.